Sun: TALIBAN propaganda channels are showing brazen fanatics tooled up in the streets of Kabul in what appears to be stolen US-made military gear.
The ISIS-style video shows troops armed to the teeth with modern military equipment — rather than the militants’ signature AK-47 slung over the shoulder.
The Taliban’s slick propaganda film of a unit called the soldiers “Badri 313 Brigade”. It warns their formidable squadron would be on the streets of Kabul and guarding the presidential palace.
“Because the Lord has sworn: the Lord will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.” Exodus 17:16
The unit is reportedly highly trained and equipped with state-of-the-art military equipment But their gear appears to be suspiciously like that used by the US-equipped Afghan special forces.
In the Taliban video, the Badri 313 soldiers are seen with US special forces military helmets with mounts for night vision goggles.
They also appear to be wearing eyewear which could help protect the eyes from explosion flashes.
Instead of the usual turban and robes, bulletproof vests over camouflage jackets and trousers are worn.
They are armed with tactical M4 rifles rather than AK47s.
Tactical radios are also seen on the newly acquired uniforms.
The Taliban booty included US Humvees, and up to 40 aircraft potentially including UH-60 Black Hawks, scout attack helicopters, and ScanEagle military drones.