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Also: Improvised Rocket Assisted Mortar
July 10, 2008 -- Improvised Rocket Assisted Munitions (IRAM) are what US military officials are calling powerful rocket-propelled bombs used by Shiite militiamen to attack US forces in Iraq, according to the Washington Post. According to the Washington Post, the IRAMs are propane tanks packed with hundreds of pounds of explosives and powered by 107mm rockets. In a June 2008 report, The Long War Journal called the IRAMs "flying IEDs."
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US Troops in Iraq Face a Powerful New Weapon (Washington Post)
Mahdi Army uses "flying IEDs" in Baghdad (The Long War Journal)