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Syrian War Report – July 4, 2017: Army Reportedly Receives Russian-made BMPT Terminator Combat Vehicles

Syrian War Report – July 4, 2017: Army Reportedly Receives Russian-made BMPT Terminator Combat Vehicles

…from SouthFront Syrian government forces, led by Liwa al-Quds and Hezbollah units, have further advanced against ISIS northeast of the Arak gas field in the eastern part of Homs province. Army troops and their allies have captured a number of hills and reached the important Rammim Hill west of the Hail gas field. By controlling […]

Breaking: ISIS Combat Drones In Battle For Mosul

Breaking: ISIS Combat Drones In Battle For Mosul

…from SouthFront Iraqi military for the first time officially admitted their losses from bombing, carried out by small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), used by ISIS. The casualties were suffered during incidents in eastern and southern Mosul on February 21. As the Daily Sabah newspaper reported, citing Brigadier General Abdul-Mahdi al-Ameri, an ISIS UAV “fired a […]

F-35C Stealth Fighter ‘Not Suited for Today’s Combat Realities’

F-35C Stealth Fighter ‘Not Suited for Today’s Combat Realities’

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 […]

Iran’s IRGC unveils new combat drone

Iran’s IRGC unveils new combat drone

  The file photo shows Simorgh drone, which is the Iranian version of the US RQ-170 Sentinel stealth aircraft. Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has unveiled the recently-manufactured combat unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) called Saeqeh (thunderbolt). The drone was put on show on Saturday at an expo showcasing the latest achievements by the IRGC’s Aerospace […]

NATO sends warships to Aegean Sea to combat migrant trafficking

NATO sends warships to Aegean Sea to combat migrant trafficking

NATO is sending war ships to the Aegean Sea to help Turkey and Greece deal with people smugglers and stem the flow of migrants, the alliance’s top commander has announced. READ MORE: Overcome ‘dark side’: Campaign urges residents to embrace refugees launched in Germany Three military vessels from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 have been […]

Russia’s newest helicopter gunships making combat debut in Syria

ERBIL, Kurdistan – Boosting its military presence, Russia is deploying advanced Kamov Ka-52 helicopter gunships in Syria to protect its Latakia airbase and take part in combat rescue operations.According to IHS Jane’s, a website specialized in defence and aerospace news, this will be the debut for Russia’s newest military helicopter, which will provide security for […]

Russia Develops Advanced Ratnik-3 Combat Gear

Russia Develops Advanced Ratnik-3 Combat Gear

The development of the third generation Ratnik infantry combat system is already under way in Russia, according to the country’s Land Forces commander Col. Gen. Oleg Salyukov. Russia to Equip Next Generation Ratnik Soldier Uniforms With Mukha Drone Work on the creation of the Ratnik-3 personal combat uniform kit has already begun in Russia, the country’s Land Forces […]

US to Deploy Combat Helicopters to Fight ISIS in Iraq

US to Deploy Combat Helicopters to Fight ISIS in Iraq

  Lying in the middle of Iraq, only 75 miles west of Baghdad, the city of Ramadi has been in the hands of Daesh, also known as ISIL/the Islamic State, since May. Residents living within have been subjected to strictest interpretations of Sharia law, and are prevented from leaving by a web of bombs surrounding the city. © FLICKR/ THE U.S. ARMY Iraqi PM to US: We Don’t Need […]

Russia Forced to Arm SU 34 Bombers in Syria for Air Combat

Russia Forced to Arm SU 34 Bombers in Syria for Air Combat

  Russian Su-34 bombers, additionally equipped with air-to-air missiles, have set out on their first mission in Syria, said Igor Klimov, spokesman for the Russian Air Force.  “Today, Russian Su-34 fighter-bombers have made their first sortie equipped not only with high explosive aviation bombs and hollow charge bombs, but also with short- and medium-range air-to-air missiles,” […]

Combat report: Russian Air Force carries out 53 sorties, strikes 72 terrorist targets in Syria

Combat report: Russian Air Force carries out 53 sorties, strikes 72 terrorist targets in Syria

A Russian Su-24 front-line bomber jet © Dmitriy Vinogradov / RIA Novosti Seventy-two terrorist targets have been hit in six Syrian provinces over the past 24 hours, Russia’s Defense Ministry reports. During over 50 sorties, the Russian Air Force attacked militants’ locations in such Syrian provinces as Hama, Idlib, Latakia, Aleppo, Damascus and Deir ez-Zor, […]

Suppresed War News: Syrian Combat Levels Highest Since WW2

Suppresed War News: Syrian Combat Levels Highest Since WW2

Syrian Army, Hezbollah, Russian Air Force Coordinating for Aleppo Liberation Operation TEHRAN (FNA ) – Informed intelligence sources confirmed the Tuesday reports on the preparation of the Syrian Army, the Lebanese Hezbollah and the Russian Air Force for a massive operation under a Joint Command Room to retake the Northern city of Aleppo form the […]

Intercepted ISIS comms show ‘growing panic’ after Russian airstrikes – combat report

Intercepted ISIS comms show ‘growing panic’ after Russian airstrikes – combat report

© Russian Defence Ministry / RIA Novosti Russian Aerospace Forces have extended the range of their airstrikes on Islamic State positions in Syria to four provinces, focusing primarily on demolishing fortified installations and eliminating supply bases and the terrorists’ infrastructure. Over the last 24 hours Russian aircraft have attacked terrorist positions in the Hama, Idlib, […]

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