Iraq received the new party T-50. The Iraqi Ministry of Defence said the new T-50 package was received and new party delivery is expected at the beginning of next year. With the expected delivery, the number of T-50 in the inventory will reach to 24.
Iraq uses the T-50s in combat missions with F-16 Fighting Falcons and training. The platform originating from the Republic of Korea has a maximum take-off weight of 13,500 kilograms. T-50 can carry approximately 3600 kilograms of payload and can operate combat missions at a radius of 440 kilometres.