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From Soviet scraps to backpack drones: the weapons of Libya’s rebels
mediaposted on 2011-10-01, 00:00 authored by N.A.J. TaylorN.A.J. Taylor
In the early months, rebel forces fought Colonel Gaddafi’s men using weapons and weapons systems cobbled together using scraps from the Soviet era. As time got on – and thanks to the NATO intervention – rebel weapons became a lot more hi-tech, writes NAJ Taylor.