ADF delivers fourth arms shipment to Iraq

17 September 2014 | Media Release

The Australian Defence Force has completed its fourth air shipment of military stores to Erbil in Northern Iraq.
A RAAF C-17A Globemaster flying from Tirana, Albania completed the delivery to Erbil  on 16 September 2014.
The mission was completed without incident and the C-17A has returned to Al Minhad Air Base in the UAE.
The delivery of small arms ammunition was first inspected and cleared by Iraqi officials in Baghdad.
Australia’s contribution in Iraq continues to be coordinated with the government of the Republic of Iraq, regional countries and our international partners.
Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules and C-17A Globemaster aircraft remain available to assist with further tasks.
Media note:
Vision will be fed to the Parliamentary Press Gallery later today.
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Media contact:
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Issued by Ministerial and Executive Coordination and Communication,
Department of Defence,
Canberra, ACT
Phone: 02 6127 1999 Fax: 02 6265 6946

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