From Monday to Tuesday night, American C-RAM security systems shot Salvo, AFP journalists found; Iraqi security forces say they have intercepted a flying device, a new attack technology preferred by Iranian supporters in the Middle East.
So far this year, 47 attacks have targeted U.S. interests in the country, where 2,500 U.S. troops have been deployed as part of an international alliance to fight the Islamic State militant group.
Six of them were carried out using trapped drones, an attack technique launched in mid-April in Iraq, which is a puzzle for the Coalition because these flying devices can escape C-Defense batteries. -Ram, the American Army has set up forces to protect it.
None of these attacks have been claimed, but their modus operandi has a pro-Iranian signature, for example using drones trapped against the Saudis in Yemen.
Hachd al-Chabi, a coalition of pro-Iranian paramilitaries, is now a major force in the country, regularly welcoming the launch of rockets and other drone bombs targeting American installations in Iraq, but never taking responsibility for them.
Earlier on Monday, the International Anti-Jihadi Coalition said three rockets had targeted an Iraqi air base in the desert West Housing American Army.
The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a police recruiting center in Ain al-Assad.
The new attacks come a week after the U.S. launched attacks against Hashd positions in Syria and Iraq that killed dozens of fighters.
As a sign of the United States’ concern about new drone strikes, it recently announced that it was offering up to $ 3 million for information on attacks aimed at its own interests in Iraq.