The Iraqi Joint Operations Command announced in a statement on Saturday that the military aircraft struck a militant gathering in al-Sahel al-Aysar region, which lies east of the militant-held city of Mosul.
Guan announced that Beijing and Damascus had come to an agreement that the Chinese military will provide humanitarian aid to Syria and discussed a possibility of involvement of training of the Syrian army.
The top brass of US Strategic Command acknowledges that hypersonic glide weapons developed by other countries are a serious challenge to Washington’s defense capabilities.
Counter measures will be taken by US troops in case they “feel threatened” by Syrian or Russian air forces, according to a senior US military official. The warning comes in the wake of a recent incident with Syrian warplanes attacking areas close to US Special Forces.
Klintsevich told the newspaper that “(for now) the nuclear weapons and heavy bombers will not be placed there on a permanent basis, because it would be in violation of international agreements and would create very severe problems”.
A judge in a federal court in Connecticut has sentenced a US Navy sailor to a year in prison, after the man pleaded guilty to taking six photos of classified areas inside a nuclear attack submarine. Kristian Saucier from Vermont, captured the images of the USS Alexandria’s nuclear reactor compartment, the auxiliary steam propulsion panel […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- A US warship was shooed away from Iran’s territorial waters after it received a tough warning from an Iranian navy vessel. The US warship approached the Iranian warship in a provocative move, ignoring the internationally set standard distance from Iran’s Shahid Mousayee patrol vessel and the Iranian territorial waters in Persian Gulf. The […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia announced that it aims to launch an operation in Syria against ISIL, urging Iraqi officials to cancel all flights in Erbil and Suleimaniyah airports in order to prevent any hazardous incidents from happening. Russia has announced that it is set to launch an extensive military operation codenamed “pervasive destruction”, using 69 Sukhoi […]
The US forces assisting the Saudi-led coalition in coordinating air strikes in Yemen have largely withdrawn from Riyadh in an apparent move to distance themselves from the mounting civilian death toll in the 17-month long conflict, Reuters has learned. TrendsYemen unrest In addition to withdrawing air support personnel, Lieutenant Ian McConnaughey, a US Navy spokesman […]
Clearly the deteriorating situation in Turkey and the changing relationships with the US and NATO meant that it was no longer a good idea to have a stash of nukes in Turkey. Therefore it comes as no surprise that the US is moving them.
As tensions continue to mount over disputed territories of the South China Sea, Beijing’s Navy is undergoing a renaissance of enhanced capability that may soon rival the maritime might of the West.
The Syrian and Russian fighter jets conducted 200 airstrikes against the military positions and gathering centers of the terrorist groups in the Southwestern part of Aleppo over past 24 hours.
Russian Su-34 tactical bombers have delivered airstrikes in Syria on Wednesday for a second day in a row, taking off from Hamadan Airbase in western Iran.
Several hundred vehicles containing 100 to 200 Islamic State fighters were given safe passage by US-based forces, out of the northern Syrian city of Manbij, after surrendering their weapons, according to defense officials. US Army Col. Carver, a spokesman for the US-led coalition fighters, told Pentagon reporters the decision to let Islamic State (IS, […]
[Editor’s note: I published an article last week that explains why this large Iranian created and lead Shiite militia is a cause for concern in Baghdad and Washington. Ian] When Militia Turns into Army – Iranian control of Iraq’s Shiite Hashd Militia will lead to annexation Iran-backed Shiite fighters in Iraq now number up to […]
General Atomics has won a more than one third of a billion dollars US Air Force contract to build 30 MQ-9 Reaper drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, the US Department of Defense announced.
Russian Tu-22M3 strategic bombers have made another blow on the ISIS terrorist group outside the Syrian city of Deir Ezzor.
Jim W. Dean – There is nothing quite like live fire training, and the Russian Tupolev bombers are certainly getting that, perfecting their pinpoint strike capability with the help of their GPS-guided bombs,
The Russian prime minister warns that his country could break diplomatic ties with Ukraine over security incidents in Crimea.
A music video style presentation of the latest Soviet Air Force hardware. What is significant is the appearance for the first time of the new 5th generation stealth fighter the Sukhoi PAK-FA T-50. The new Russian fighter is slated to replace both the Mig-29 and Su-27 families in Russian service and be a direct rival to the American F-22.
On August 11th, 2016, all major fronts around the city of Aleppo experienced a flurry of activity. In northern Aleppo, Fatah Halab fired Lava and Elephant rockets on pro-government positions within al-Mallah farms.
This week we are featuring our AK platform weapons as well as our large assortment of AR platform weapons.
A joint task force has determined that defense intelligence appraisals provided by US Central Command systematically provided a distorted “rosy” picture, in stark contrast to battlefield realities, in order to create the false appearance that the US strategy in Syria and Iraq was succeeding. On Thursday, a congressional joint task force (JTF) investigating allegations of intelligence […]
Turkey will resume airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Syria, and has asked Russia to carry out joint operations against its “common enemy.” Ankara halted strikes after the downing of a Russian plane by Turkish forces last year.
The battle for Aleppo is heading to its turning point. Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, a new brand of the Al Nusra Front terrorist group, various jihadi faction and the Western-backed moderate oppositioners has set a joint front against the Syrian government forces, supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces and Iranian-backed Shia militias.
Six Tu-22M3 bombers took off from the Russian territory and carried out concentrated air strikes on ISIS targets near al-Sukhnah and Arak in the Syrian province of Homs.
This is a rather strange story, it smells suspiciously like a psyop to me, deliberate disinfo put out by a company run by ex-IDF intelligence officers.
Turkey may have a large and relatively powerful army, however, it has lost so many officers in the wake of the ‘coup’ attempt that it is now without effective leadership and it’s power largely negated by the loss of so many of it’s officer corps.
Russian Navy To Get 12 Warships, 8 Combatant Craft, 23 Auxiliary Vessels By Yearend: Defense Minister
The Russian navy has undergone quite a transformation since the ‘bad old days’ on the 1990s and early 2000s when ships were left to rot at anchor. While the navy is a far smaller force than it’s Soviet predecessor, it remains a potent and capable force equipped with modern ships and systems. Relatively few Soviet-era […]