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IED

IEDs -improvised explosive devices -are utilized by Iraqi insurgents loyal to Saddam Hussein, as well as by various internal and external groups seeking power in Iraq. IEDs are assembled from a variety of things, including old artillery ammunition, and are set off through the use of detonators. IEDs kill numerous Americans, Coalition Forces members, and civilians.

Soccer Ball

The first real connection that Birdy and Civil Affairs have with the local Iraqis is through soccer games with local Iraqi kids. They use soccer balls to play the game and have soccer balls sent over to Iraq to distribute to the kids.

Detonator

Used to set off explosives, detonators are produced often by outside groups and smuggled into Iraq for sale to insurgents. The final mission of Birdy's CA unit is to secure a batch of detonators to determine who is making them.

Kevlar Body Armor

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