In February 2015, the Bundeswehr (German military,) began training the security forces of the Kurdistan Regional Government, the Peshmerga. A contingent of 150 German soldiers is stationed in northern Iraq to train the Peshmerga in the face of the threat of Daesh [ISIS/ISIL]. The Bundeswehr camp located in Erbil, the largest city in the Kurdish areas in Northern Iraq.
The Bundeswehr training covers counter-IED, infantry, medical. service and support and weapons training with the M-16 and Panzerfaust 3.
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Featured Image – The Peshmerga with their German instructors at Panzerfaust familiarization training. Source: Bundeswehr / Dirk Willkomm
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