…from SouthFront On December 8 ISIS terrorists launched multiple offensives against Syrian government forces near Palmyra. ISIS used a high number of car bombs and infanghtry fighting vehicles. ISIS seized notable areas northwest of the city, including Jazal, set a full control over Qasr al-Halabat south of Palmyra. The tactical goal of the ISIS operation […]
Turkey’s domestically developed medium-altitude air defense system passes first test with full success
The Hisar-O medium altitude air defense system developed by Turkish defense contractors Roketsan and Aselsan completed its first test launch with 100 percent success in the central province of Aksaray.
Cyber attacks earlier this year led to hackers stealing technical trade secrets from a German steel-making giant that sells submarines to Israel, Essen-based ThyssenKrupp AG said Thursday.
At present, the Syrian Air Force successfully use 40 year–old fighters, and which should be in the museums a long time ago.
After repeated questions from the Die Linke opposition party, the German government has admitted that the US Air Force is using its Ramstein base to control drone strikes which are used in anti-terror operations and to carry out extra-legal killings, German MP Andrej Hunko told Sputnik Deutschland. The US Air Force is using its Ramstein […]
This top-secret aircraft, known as the U-71, is part of Project 4202 of the Russian missile program. There is very little information about the aircraft.
HMS Illustrious, Britain’s last working aircraft carrier, has begun her journey to her final destination: a demolition yard in Turkey.
Washington has urged for negotiations with Moscow over a deal that would envisage providing a safe passage to the US intelligence officers and terrorists in Eastern Aleppo to Turkey via the Castillo corridor in lieu of handing over the remaining districts to the Syrian army, media reports said Tuesday.
Iran has managed to increase production of ballistic missiles despite budget constraints by streamlining the manufacturing process, the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps’ air and missile force said.
The US is desperately pushing a new ‘diplomatic proposal’ to halt the fighting over the city of Aleppo.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh announced that the country has increased the number of its ballistic missiles, while increasing their precision-striking capability.
Russia’s defense ministry on Monday said a Sukhoi jet attempting a landing on its Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier crashed after rolling off the deck.
Syrian government forces are developing the attack against militants in Aleppo city.
…from SouthFront On November 17, Syrian government forces attacked Aqrab; On November 20, the Syrian army and Hezbollah took control of the most part of Aqrab, seized Tal Zuhur, a number of points in Hanano Neighborhood and Old Sheikh Najjar Industrial area; On November 21, Government forces are in control of about 90% of Aqrab On November […]
It remains to be seen whether the emergence of the new US carrier-launched stealth fighter F-35C will allegedly give the US Navy more combat attack flexibility, Russian military expert Vasily Kashin told Sputnik China. In an interview with Sputnik China, Russian military expert Vasily Kashin questioned whether the emergence of the new US carrier-launched stealth fighter […]
…from SouthFront Last night, the Syrian army and its allies withdrew from Sheikh Saeed neighborhood of Aleppo city under the pressure by Jaish al-Fatah militants. Government forces remain in control of some points in the southern part of the area where clashes are ongoing. The army is also in control of the recently liberated areas […]
This week, the Baghdad government granted the Hashd full recognition as an official military force, but allowed it to retain all of it’s independence. Does this move take Iraq a step closer to dominance and perhaps annexation by it’s Iranian neighbour?
Armata tanks will be equipped with reconnaissance drones to ensure all-around scanning of the terrain for the crew. The drone, designed by the Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI), will be able to stay in the air for a very long period of time as it will have no on-board power sources. The UAV will receive power via a flexible cable directly from the tank.
…from SouthFront A large buildup of pro-government forces took place in southern Aleppo. Hezbollah and Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba deployed a significant number of manpower to the area. This move has once against fueled massive speculations in pro-government media outlets that the Syrian army and its allies are going to advance in the direction of Khan […]
A USAF F-22 Raptor fighter jet and its pilot. (Photo by USAF) The US Air Force says a severe shortage of fighter pilots and aircraft has made the force nearly unable to satisfy combat requirements abroad. The USAF is currently authorized to hire 3,500 fighter pilots but it is 752 pilots short, Voice of America […]
…from SouthFront The Syrian Army and its allies broke militant defenses and liberated significant areas in northeastern Aleppo. Last weekend, Syrian government forces liberated Hanano, Jabal Badro, Inzarat and Handariyah neighborhoods, the Ba’ideen Roundabout and the Ba’ideen Square and seized significant areas in Al-Sakhur neighborhood. On November 28, government forces liberated Handariyah and al-Shakhur neighborhoods, encircling […]
Click to see the full-size map The map depicts the military situation in Aleppo city on November 27, 2016, according to confirmed reports. Syrian government forces military operations are ongoing in the eastern part of Aleppo city. The Syrian army and its allies captured significant parts of Sakhur, fully secured the Ba’ideen Roundabout and the Ba’ideen Square, Jabal […]
The 311 Anniversary of the Russian Marines Day! Editor’s note: Excuse the language problem, Gene was having one of those days. Marines Day is celebrated in Russia annually on November 27. This is one of the numerous Russian military professional days, that is celebrated on the official level since 1996. Unlike many other professional days, Marines […]
US President-elect Donald Trump and retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn are planning to spread fear of Islam to forward their own agenda, says Kevin Barrett, an American scholar.
…from SouthFront The Turkish Armed Forces delivered artillery strikes on Syrian government forces positions in the town of Nawara in the province of Latakia on November 23. The artillery shelling was aimed to assist Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) and its allies in clashes with the Syrian army, the […]
…from SouthFront The Syrian military announced the formation of a Fifth Attack Troop Corps of volunteers on November 22.The formation will be comprised of several newly formed divisions and brigades that will be structured similar to the other 4 army corps in the Syrian Arab Army. The army plans to recruit from across the country, […]
Some calculations about the number of ‘last hospitals’ bombed and destroyed by Russian-led airstrikes in Aleppo city.
Syrian government forces repelled ISIS attack in Jubb Al-Jarrah in eastern Homs after a day-long fight on Monday.
Russian experts have found evidence that terrorists have been using chemical weapons in their regular attacks in Aleppo, Russia’s Defense Ministry said, adding that the UN’s watchdog hasn’t sent any specialists to the besieged city despite requests. The evidence was found in Aleppo’s Area 1070 by officers from the Russian Radiological, Chemical and Biological Defense […]