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Shaibah Air Base

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Shaibah Air Base is a former Iraqi Air Force airfield in the Basrah Governorate of Iraq. [1]

33 relations: AHQ Iraq, Anglo-Iraqi War, Asphalt, Basra Governorate, East of England Regiment, Federal government of Iraq, Gulf War, Iraq, Iraq War, Iraqi Air Force, Iraqi Army, Iraqi invasion of Iran (1980), Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force, List of United Kingdom Military installations used during Operation Telic, Mark 82 bomb, McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25, Military hospital, Multi-National Division (South-East) (Iraq), No. 244 Squadron RAF, No. 84 Squadron RAF, Operation Kaman 99, Operation Telic, Operation Telic order of battle, Royal Air Force, Royal Engineers, Royal Irish Regiment (1992), Shaibah, World War II, 104th Regiment Royal Artillery, 105th Regiment Royal Artillery, 19th Regiment Royal Artillery.

AHQ Iraq

AHQ Iraq (Air Headquarters Iraq or Air H.Q. Iraq) was a command of the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Anglo-Iraqi War

The Anglo–Iraqi War (2–31 May 1941) was a British military campaign against the rebel government of Rashid Ali in the Kingdom of Iraq during the Second World War.

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Asphalt

Asphalt, also known as bitumen, is a sticky, black, and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum.

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Basra Governorate

Basra Governorate (محافظة البصرة) (or Basra Province) is a governorate in southern Iraq, bordering Kuwait to the south and Iran to the east.

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East of England Regiment

The East of England Regiment (EER) was the infantry unit of the Territorial Army of the East Midlands and East Anglia from 1 July 1999 to 1 April 2006.

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Federal government of Iraq

The federal government of Iraq is defined under the current Constitution, approved in 2005, as an Islamic, democratic, federal parliamentary republic.

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Gulf War

The Gulf War (2 August 199028 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 199017 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 199128 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.

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Iraq

Iraq (or; العراق; عێراق), officially known as the Republic of Iraq (جُمُهورية العِراق; کۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west.

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Iraq War

The Iraq WarThe conflict is also known as the War in Iraq, the Occupation of Iraq, the Second Gulf War, and Gulf War II.

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Iraqi Air Force

The Iraqi Air Force (IQAF or IrAF; Arabic: القوات الجوية العراقية, Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Iraqiya) is the aerial warfare service branch of the Iraqi Armed Forces, responsible for the policing of international borders and surveillance of national assets.

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Iraqi Army

The Iraqi Army, officially the Iraqi Ground Forces, is the ground force component of the Iraqi Armed Forces, having been active in various incarnations throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Iraqi invasion of Iran (1980)

The Iraqi invasion of Iran was launched on 22 September and lasted until 7 December 1980.

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Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force

The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF; نیروی هوایی ارتش جمهوری اسلامی ایران) is the aviation branch of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army.

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List of United Kingdom Military installations used during Operation Telic

The British Armed Forces had several temporary military bases in Iraq and Kuwait between 2003 and 2009, most were controlled by Multi-National Division (South-East).

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Mark 82 bomb

The Mark 82 (Mk 82) is an unguided, low-drag general-purpose bomb, part of the United States Mark 80 series.

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McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II

The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is a tandem two-seat, twin-engine, all-weather, long-range supersonic jet interceptor and fighter-bomber originally developed for the United States Navy by McDonnell Aircraft.

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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (Микоян и Гуревич МиГ-23; NATO reporting name: Flogger) is a variable-geometry fighter aircraft, designed by the Mikoyan-Gurevich design bureau in the Soviet Union.

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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 (Микоян и Гуревич МиГ-25; NATO reporting name: Foxbat) is a supersonic interceptor and reconnaissance aircraft that was among the fastest military aircraft to enter service.

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Military hospital

A military hospital is a hospital that is owned and operated by the armed forces.

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Multi-National Division (South-East) (Iraq)

Multi-National Division (South-East) (MND(SE)) was a British commanded military division responsible for security in the south east of Iraq from 2003 to 2009.

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No. 244 Squadron RAF

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No. 84 Squadron RAF

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Operation Kaman 99

Operation Alborz (عملیات البرز), more commonly known by the code-name Operation Kaman 99 (عملیات کمان 99), was an operation launched by the Iranian Air Force in retaliation to Iraqi surprise aerial attacks on Iran the day before which marked the beginning of the 8-year-long Iran–Iraq War.

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Operation Telic

Operation Telic (Op TELIC) was the codename under which all of the United Kingdom's military operations in Iraq were conducted between the start of the Invasion of Iraq on 19 March 2003 and the withdrawal of the last remaining British forces on 22 May 2011.

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Operation Telic order of battle

This is the Operation Telic order of battle, which lists the British forces that took part in Operation Telic, including.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Engineers

The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.

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Royal Irish Regiment (1992)

The Royal Irish Regiment (27th (Inniskilling) 83rd and 87th and Ulster Defence Regiment) (R IRISH) is an infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Shaibah

Shaibah (Arabic: الشعيبة) is the name of a small village and a site of a military airfield near Az Zubayr, south west of Basrah in Iraq.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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104th Regiment Royal Artillery

104 Regiment Royal Artillery is part of the Army Reserve and has sub-units throughout Wales and the West Midlands of England.

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105th Regiment Royal Artillery

105th Regiment Royal Artillery, sometimes known as The Scottish & Ulster Gunners, is part of the Army Reserve and has sub-units throughout Northern Ireland and Scotland.

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19th Regiment Royal Artillery

19th Regiment traces its history to 17 Brigade Royal Field Artillery which was formed in 1900 but the individual batteries date back to the 18th century.

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RAF Shaibah, Shaiba Air Base, Shaibah Airport, Shaibah Logistics Base.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaibah_Air_Base

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