HALO jumps are used to enter hostile territory undetected when threats to both Airmen and aircraft are expected.
Iraqi Army Fires TOS-1A Rocket Launcher
The Iraqi army live fires a new TOS-1A rocket launcher. TOS-1 is a Soviet 220mm 30-barrel (original system, Ob.634 or TOS-1M) or 24-barrel (Ob.634B or TOS-1A) multiple rocket launcher and thermobaric weapon mounted on a T-72 tank chassis. TOS-1 was designed for defeating enemy personnel in fortifications, in open country, and in lightly armoured vehicles and transport.