ISIS rigs cardboard tanks in Mosul to deceive US pilots

The Islamic State buttressed its Mosul defense over the weekend by scattering tanks and APCs across the city around strategic locations. But, according to Western military sources, the tanks were fakes made of cardboard, for the purpose of misleading the US planes and drones attacking them. The fake vehicles were constructed with great cunning and hard to distinguish from real tanks and APCs.

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