The US Army has sent 50 Bradley armored vehicles to Lebanon army.
The army is preparing a separate battle against terrorist groups, Baalbek and Al-Qeeda. The army conducted an intensive artillery shelling on the IS sites accompanied by air strikes by military helicopters on Wednesday, aljoumhouria reported Thursday.
The US has spent more than $1.4 billion providing the Lebanese army with weapons, equipment and training to boost its capabilities.
The US will be sending two Super Tucano light attack aircraft in October and another two in 2018 as well as the first batch of 32 M2 Bradley armored fighting vehicle.