al-Asad Air Base

Recommended Citation

Richard Tanter, "al-Asad Air Base", Australia in Iraq Australian Bases Abroad, March 11, 2015, https://nautilus.org/briefing-books/australian-forces-abroad/australia-in-iraq/al-asad-air-base/

Introduction

Location: Anbar Province, near the city of al-Baghdadi.

  • 33° 48′ 0″ N, 42° 26′ 0″ E
  • 33.8, 42.433333
  • Wikimapia
al-Asad Air Base, Anbar Province, Iraq - Wikimapia http://wikimapia.org/#lang=en&lat=33.814811&lon=42.474174&z=13&m=b

al-Asad Air Base, Anbar Province, Iraq – Wikimapia
http://wikimapia.org/#lang=en&lat=33.814811&lon=42.474174&z=13&m=b

Coalition ground troops operating as trainers for Iraqi forces have been based at Al-Asad since 2014. In February 2015 320 US Marines were reportedly based at al-Asad, and in March 2015, the Australian government announced that 300 Australian specialist trainers would be deployed to the base.

Sources

Al Asad Air Base, Wikipedia

See also


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