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United Nations peacekeepers soldiers from France to secure Lebanon border.

France goes taken part in the UN force in Lebanon, the UNIFIL, with main battle tanks and many armoured vehicles and more than 2000 soldiers. The units which will be deployed are two companies of mechanised infantry with AMX-10P from the " Régiment de marche du Tchad ", one squadron of main battle tank Leclerc from the " 6-12° Régiment de cuirassiers " from the city of Olivet, a artillery group with self-propelled howitzer AU-F1 from " 1° Régiment d'artillerie de Marine " city of Laon, one section of anti-aircraft protection and a Cobra Radar from the " Artillery Brigade of Haguenau" and logistic unit. On this time, 14 countries go taken part to the new UN force to the Liban, the UNIFIL. Now, 2000 soldiers are to the Lebanon, to become 15000 in a few days.
30 August 2006

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Pakistani paramilitary armored vehicles UR-416 patrol on a road to ensure security in Quetta.

Pakistani paramilitary armored vehicles patrol on a road to ensure security in Quetta, Pakistan on Monday, Aug. 28, 2006. Fresh riots broke out in southwestern Pakistan where thousands observed a large-scale strike and lawmakers condemned the government over the weekend killing of one of the country's most prominent tribal chiefs in a military raid.
28 August 2006

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China Back Menu
Anti-terror special force and armoured anti-riot vehicles take part in a China-Kazakhstan joint anti-terror drill in Yining.

Anti-terror special force and armoured anti-riot vehicles take part in a China-Kazakhstan joint anti-terror drill in Yining, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region August 26, 2006. The second phase of the 'Tianshan-I' (2006) China-Kazakhstan joint anti-terror drill was held in Yining Saturday, Xinhua News Agency reported.
25 August 2006

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Italy Back Menu
Departure preparations of the Italian United Nations peacekeepers contingent for Lebanon .

Italian Army military vehicles arrive at Porto Marghera harbor, near Venice, northern Italy, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006, as part of the departure preparations of the Italian United Nations peacekeepers contingent for Lebanon.
27 August 2006

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Belgium Back Menu
The most important WW2 vehicles and live show, the Tanks in Town 2006.

During two days near the city of Mons, Belgium, the Royal Auto Moto Club in collaboration with the city of Mons organize the event Tanks in Town. This is one of the most important WWII military event in Belgium. The Saturday, there is big static exhibition to the place "Boîs-Brûlé", whith lot of US armoured vehicles from WWII and modern armoured vehicles. The Sunday there is a big dynamic demonstration and all vehicles will come after to the "Grand-Place" of Mons. The magazine Army Recognition was there, to make a photographs report about this event. You can see some pictures about this event, to this link Tanks in Town 2006 pictures gallery.
26 August 2006

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Lebanon Back Menu
Lebanese army Soviet-made T-54 tanks are seen parked in the port city of Tyre.

Lebanese army Soviet-made T-54 tanks are seen parked in the port city of Tyre, southern Lebanon, Monday, Aug. 21, 2006. U.N. envoy Terje Roed-Larsen Sunday praised the deployment of the Lebanese army on the country's border with Israel and said the United Nations was seeking 'a diplomatic solution' concerning Hezbollah's weapons.
21 August 2006

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Sudan Back Menu
African Union armored personnel carrier patrols the Sudanese village of Gos Beina.

An African Union armored personnel carrier patrols the Sudanese village of Gos Beina, south of the town of al-Fasher in Darfur. The UN Security Council said it would hold a meeting on the tense situation in Sudan's strife-torn Darfur region next Monday following the ambush killing of two Rwandan peacekeepers there.
22 August 2006

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Congolese presidential guard with wheeled armourd vehicles EE-9 Cascavel is seen on patrol in Kinshasa.

Congolese presidential guard is seen on patrol in Kinshasa. The international community called for an immediate end to fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo as tensions soared ahead of a presidential election run-off.
22 August 2006

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UN armoured vehicles of the MONUC patrols the streets of Kinshasa.

An armoured UN vehicle of the MONUC patrols the streets of Kinshasa. Heavy gunfire targeted the villa of Jean-Pierre Bemba, who came second in the Democratic Republic of Congo 's presidential election, as he met with foreign ambassadors overseeing the country's transition to democracy, diplomatic sources said.
21 August 2006

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France Back Menu
United Nations peacekeepers soldiers from France to secure Lebanon border.

Backdropped by a poster of Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, United Nations peacekeepers from France, sit atop their armoured personnel carrier in the outskirts of the southern port city of Tyre, Lebanon, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006. The international community was scrambling Tuesday to put together a fortified U.N. peacekeeping force for southern Lebanon, as Israeli forces began a pullout that many fear could create a dangerous vacuum.
15 August 2006

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Ghana Back Menu
UN peacekeepers soldiers from Ghana patrol in an armoured vehicle Sisu to Lebanon border.

UN peacekeepers from Ghana patrol in an armoured vehicle on the road near the heavily-bombed village of Yaroun, 2km from the border with Israel, in southern Lebanon Monday, Aug. 14, 2006. Israel halted its offensive against Hezbollah guerrillas as a U.N.-imposed cease-fire went into effect Monday after a month of warfare that killed more than 900 people, devastated much of south Lebanon and forced hundreds of thousands of Israelis into bomb shelters.
14 August 2006

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Lebanon Back Menu
Lebanese soldiers stand near an armoured personnel M113 to secure city border of Lebanon.

Lebanese soldiers stand near an armoured personnel carrier in the southern port-city of Tyre (Soure) August 13, 2006.
13 August 2006

Lebanese M113 ambulance light armoured vehicle picture
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Indonesia Back Menu
Indonesian Marine soldiers prepared to be sent to Lebanon for peacekeeping mission with wheeled armourd personnel carrier BTR-80A.

An Indonesian Marine prepared to be sent to Lebanon for peacekeeping mission sits on an armored vehicle during a show of force at Halim Perdanakusumah Airbase in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 11, 2006. Mostly Muslim Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei are ready to contribute troops to Lebanon as part of a U.N.-mandated peacekeeping force, the three countries' military chiefs said Thursday.
11 August 2006

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Sri Lanka Back Menu
Sri Lankan army wheeled armored vehicle BTR-80A near Kallar, to control key canal blocked by Tamil rebels.

Residents walk past a Sri Lankan army armored vehicle near Kallar, in eastern Trincomalee district of Sri Lanka, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2006. The government on Wednesday reclaimed control of a key canal that had been blocked by Tamil rebels in northeastern Sri Lanka, easing a crisis that had sparked some of the fiercest fighting since a 2002 cease-fire.
09 August 2006

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Colombian Soldiers on wheeled armored vehicles EE-9 Cascavel patrol to the streets of Bogota.

Soldiers on armored vehicles patrol the streets of Bogota, Colombia, on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006. Military and police have been placed on maximum alert ahead of Monday's President Alvaro Uribe's inauguration for a second four year term. Rebels were blamed for two car bombs that exploded last week in Bogota and Cali and a series of attacks on government soldiers.
06 August 2006

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