The Russian ‘Raptor 03160’ combat boats will be delivered to the Syrian coastal guards to strengthen the country’s security at its ports and coastal waters, media sources reported on Wednesday.
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 […]
Gordon Duff – I call this murder and as a veterans service officer for 25 years, I know if which I speaketh. Trump has ordered disabled veterans be ousted from the system as freeloaders.
…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 […]
Jim W. Dean – The Syrian coalition makes a snap decision in Aleppo to stop offensive operations to focus on getting civilians out of the newly taken territories. We will have 8000 more witnesses who can tell their stories now.
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 […]
Jim W. Dean – The US-NATO march toward the Russian border is causing Moscow to build up its military strength and technology on a Manhattan Project scale to have the technical edge it needs to defend against superior numbers.
Gordon and I go back a few years with Dr. Salami when he was Press TV’s editor during the gloomy times of the sanctions when it was being pulled off Western satellites to block its ability to counter anti-Iran propaganda.
Jim W. Dean – I picked this video today as it shows the advantage a defender when having some high ground to fight from, and good supply of heavy weapons to be able to engage attackers at long range.
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 […]
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The Russian defense ministry announced on Monday that it has called back its air fleet from Western Iran after accomplishing all planned anti-terrorism missions in Syria, but meantime underlined that similar missions will be conducted from the Hamadan air base in future based on mutual agreement with Tehran.
Today we have this reaction from Poroshenko that appears rather aggressive and suggests an escalation of the situation is about to occur. We shall continue to watch Ukraine closely in the coming days.
The Greek Armed Forces have been placed on combat readiness since dawn on Thursday due to Turkish provocations, a source in the Greek Defense Ministry said Thursday.
US Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs said that United States’ B-52 Stratofortress strategic bombers arrived at an airbase in central Qatar to join the international coalition’s fight against the Daesh terrorist group in Iraq and Syria.
It’s clear that the recently adopted ceasefire threatens the Turkish and Saudi interests in Syria significantly.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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,” […]
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, […]
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 […]
© 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, […]
Russia has struck eight Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) targets in Syria, the country’s Defense Ministry said, adding that civilian infrastructure was avoided during the operations.
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Women in Combat. The Pentagon and the news media act as if this is a brand new concept.