Photo of the Day: 3/18/2016

From the Oryx Blog comes this picture of a BTS-5B ARV converted to a fighting vehicle by Islamic State.

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Spotlight on: Oryx Blog

Oryx blogFor those looking for images and information on armored vehicles in current battle zones such as Syria, Libya and Iraq, be sure to check out the Oryx Blog.  While the blog is not exclusively devoted to armored vehicles, there is quite a bit of content there on the topic.  Here are some posts that will be of particular interest to the AFV enthusiast.

Syria’s Steel Beasts: The T-62

Syria’s Steel Beasts: The T-72

Syria’s Steel Beasts: The T-55

Iranian fighting vehicles

The Republican Guard’s armour upgrades: Products of a Four Year War

From Russia with Love, Syria’s BTR-82As

Syria’s TURMS-T equipped T-72s