Islamic State Captures Iranian Arms as Caliphate Cubs Battle IRGC

According to the excellent armament blog, Oryx, the Islamic State has captured a goldmine of weapons and more from Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps stationed around Aleppo, most specifically the area of Khanasir.

The Islamic State has dispatched ‘Caliphate Cubs’ to also fight the Syrian Army, Iran, and Hezbollah militias in Aleppo area.

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This is an approximate guess of the captured weapons and ammunition featured in the photo report. The content of at 89 least crates could not be identified, but are likely to be artillery shells.

Ammunition:

– 18,010 rounds of 7.62×39 and 7.62x54R ammunition.
– 430 rounds of 12.7×99 ammunition.
– 90 rounds of 12.7×108 ammunition.
– 2634 rounds of 23mm ammunition.
– 26 rounds of 60mm ammunition.
– 30 rounds of 106mm ammunition.
– 3 rounds of 107mm ammunition.
– 30 rounds of 122mm MRL ammunition.
– 45 rounds of artillery ammunition.
– 43 charges for artillery rounds.
– 55 (PG)-7 rocket-propelled grenades.
– 7 RPG boosters.
– 39 grenades.

Weaponry:

– 64 7.62mm AK(M)-47s.
– 5 7.62mm PKMs.
– 2 7.62mm SVD Dragunov.
– 1 7.62mm PSL.
– 1 12.7mm DShK.
– 1 14.5mm KPV.
– 10 RPG-7s.
– 1 60mm mortar.
– 1 130mm M-46 field gun.
– 2 122mm D-74 field gun.
– 1 152mm D-20 howitzer.
– 1 M40 106mm RCL.

Vehicles:

– 1 T-72M1 (equipped with the Sarab-1).
– 1 122mm 2S1 Gvozdika.
– 1 Safir.
– 1 GAZ-3308s.
– 1 Tatra 148.
– 1 Tatra 815s.
– 1 truck.
– 3 technicals.
– 2 motorcycles.

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