New report reveals vast array of weapons used by Islamic State militants

The Muslim Issue

The arsenal of terror: Detailed report reveals the range of machine guns, armoured vehicles and explosives used by ISIS fanatics… and how stolen NATO assault rifles are reserved for ‘elite’ troops

  • New report reveals vast array of weapons used by Islamic State militants
  • ISIS stole large amounts of weapons from Iraqi Army early in the conflict
  • Anti-tank and aircraft rockets, and crude IEDs found in ruins of Kobane
  • Other weapons originated in Africa, eastern Europe, Russia and the U.S.

The scope of Islamic State’s military capabilities have been laid bare in a new report which reveals the vast range of weaponry used by the militants in the four-month battle for Kobane.

Anti-tank rockets, shoulder-launched surface-to-air missiles, Western assault rifles and crude IED ‘daisy chains’ have all been discovered in the city’s ruins after their defeat to Kurdish forces.

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