Iraq Requests U.S. Armored Platforms, Weapons
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The Bush administration has approved an Iraqi request
for weapons and armored vehicles.
The Defense Department has relayed an Iraqi request for machine guns,
vehicles, trucks, radios and 40 mm grenade launchers to Congress. The
department's Defense Security Cooperation Agency said the proposed deal,
expected to be approved by Congress, was worth $206 million.