Sunday, April 25, 2010

Military insignia

A bunch of dusty M113s of Light Infantry Brigade "San Marcial" parked in their home base at Araca (Alava).

M113s of Cavalry Brigade "Castillejos" at San Gregorio training camp (Saragossa).

Since the use of modern military badges in the spanish army, the vehicles used by the army had been used as central motive in patches. Here are a graphic example, the well known M113. Since the arrival of this APC to Spain in 1969 his image is used by mechanized forces as in these three types of breast insignias:

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Forever Young II

Some months ago I saw a tunned Seat 124 in my town, Huarte. Yesterday, I photoed another car of the same model in Pamplona, but now in his original configuration. This very well preserved vehicle is from 1977. Enjoy with it, very few cars of this model are in this neat condition today.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Echoes from a past war

A pair of shots from my personal archive of iraqi army vehicles soon after the long and bloody war against Iran, the famous UAZ 469 jeeps produced in Lenin's birthplace, Ulyanovsk. The camo is green over sand. Sadly, other wars came to this country...