Sputnik/Moscow: Last week, UK media reported on Russia’s impressive array of new and prospective weaponry, complaining that some systems, including the Oniks and Zircon supersonic and hypersonic missiles, and the S-500 air defense system, simply have no British equivalent. Military analyst Mikhail Khodarenok told Sputnik why the media is suddenly up in arms. Last week, […]
Editor’s note: It is OK for an American to feel good, elated even, if something evil “done in our name” fails. By Gordon Duff with Dr. Bassam Barakat, Damascus with Press TV Tehran Breaking: Since putting this story up, Syrian officials agreed to talk to us about this. The reason this story was withheld […]
Syrian War Report – April 6, 2017: US Launched Tomahawk Cruise Missiles At Military Airfield In Homs
…from SouthFront Early on Friday, the US Navy launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a military airbase operated by the Syrian Air Force near the city of Homs. The launch were made by US warships stationed in the Mediterranean Sea. The missiles hit the military airfield in Ash Sha’irat 38 kilometers southeast of the city […]
The Russian Defense Ministry is due to get a sophisticated mobile laser system capable of “blinding” aircraft optics and laser GPS-guided bombs and missiles from dozens of kilometers away
MOSCOW,/TASS/. Russia and Turkey have not registered any instance of delivering strikes against the positions of the Syrian opposition in the Syrian province of Idlib with the use of Tochka-U tactical ballistic missiles, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Major-General Igor Konashenkov said on Thursday. READ ALSO Russian defense ministry: Syrians need real help, not empty […]
In the spring of 2017, Russia may test a Zircon hypersonic missile for the first time. The launch is said to be conducted within the scope of the global non-nuclear deterrence strategy. A source familiar with the plan told Interfax that the launch would not be conducted from Plesetsk. The source did not specify the […]
The head of Jordan’s armed forces warned that ISIL may have acquired anti-aircraft missiles in the area bordering Syria and Israel.
Turkey could not give two hoots about the Syrian people, the suffering of the Syrian people, especially those in Aleppo is largely the work of Turkey. Ever since the war started, it is Turkey that has been supplying the terrorist mercenary scum posing as ‘rebels’. Much of the supply effort has been covert, using ‘aid’ convoys to sneak in weapons, munitions and supplies under the guise of humanitarian efforts.
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.
The sense of deja-vu is very strong when reading this story, it is exactly the same ploy that the Reagan regime used in Afghanistan in the 1980s when they equipped the Mujahideen with Stinger missiles which were then used to shoot down Russian and Afghani aircraft.
…from SouthFront Syrian “US-backed rebel group” Nour al-Din al-Zenki became widely known past July after beheading a child near Aleppo city and posting the video of this. Initially, some mainstream media attempted to defend the ‘moderate opposition group’, explaining that it was a “mistake” and an isolated case. However, under the pressure of public opinion, […]
Iraqi army and popular forces have discovered a number of US-made missiles from a military position of the ISIS (ISIL, IS, Daesh) in the Southern part of Mosul, informed local sources disclosed after the first group of pro-government troops opened their way into Southern Mosul on Monday.
The Fars News has reported that ‘The Russian warships fired three Caliber missiles at the foreign officers’ coordination operations room in Dar Ezza region, killing 30 Israeli and western officers’. The US military along with its allies created the Field Operations Room in the Aleppo region, which was filled with intelligence services’ staff. Members of […]
Jim W. Dean – It was a long time coming, but Iran is getting its S-300 defensive missiles finally in place, strangely guarding a facility that is no longer producing enriched uranium.
Mojtahed, the Saudi whistleblower, confessed in its most recent Tweeter account about missile power of Yemen’s Houthi forces.
Just some days away from Geneva summit, it was made public that bombshells from Saudi jets have taken the lives of 105 innocent civilians in Yemen.
Jim W. Dean – We know the Russian Defense Ministry monitors VT and is aware of our reporting on the faked Syrian officer cell phone gas attack call which Israel did to get the red line triggered to bomb Assad.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Resistance forces in Mosul revealed that the ISIL terrorist group is making surface-to-air missiles based on an Israeli model to target Iraqi, Syrian and coalition fighter jets. According to the Arabic-language Sputnik news website, the plan includes equipping the ISL missiles with cameras similar to the systems used in Rafael Python-5 missiles produced […]
An unidentified unmanned aircraft violated Israeli airspace over the Golan Heights on Sunday. Neither two Patriot missiles, nor one air-to-air missile fired from an Israeli fighter reportedly managed to take down the mystery UAV that retreated into Syria.
Russia may deploy additional missile systems to the Far East, including on the Kuril Islands, in response to the plans of the United States to deploy missile defense complexes in South Korea, Leonid Ivashov, president of the Academy of Geopolitical Problems, told RIA Novosti.
The term ‘gamechanger’ is perhaps over-used; however, in this case, it would seem apropos. As we have reported on several times in the recent past, Israel’s much vaunted ‘Iron Dome’ anti-missile shield is vapourware, it would provide no more defence against missiles fired at Israel than a giant Yamuka would, perhaps less. This is due to […]
Informed sources disclosed that the al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Nusra Front has recently received tens of anti-aircraft missiles.
Though still on the drawing board, the new Lider-class nuclear destroyer is expected to displace more water than its existing Sarych-class analogue and will boast the firepower of a cruiser.Moreover, it is going to be virtually invisible to enemy radar.
Informed sources revealed that certain Persian Gulf Arab states which are customers of the western arms plan to supply the militants in Syria with state-of-the-art missiles.
Ex-Lebanese President Emil Lahoud, European Department for Security and Information (DESI) Secretary General Haissam Bou Said disclosed that Turkish intelligence operatives (MIT) met with ISIS top leaders in “Kellis and Barsous”, located at the Syrian Turkish border.
The Northern Fleet of the Russian Federation has deployed two batteries of state-of-the-art K-300P “Bastion” coastal missile systems with supersonic cruise missiles P-800 “Onyx” on the Kola Peninsula.
Editor’s note: The Javelin is not a TOW missile, not hardly. This is a very advanced weapon, nearly impossible to defend against, one of my personal favorites and a long favorite of Call of Duty gamers. Pictures have emerged on social media which appear to show Syrian Kurds with an advanced US-produced anti-tank missile. A […]
The heavy nuclear-powered GM cruiser ‘Peter the Great’ © Vitaliy Ankov / Sputnik Russia’s nuclear-powered guided-missile cruiser Pyotr Velikiy (Peter the Great) is to be armed with hypersonic cruise missiles by 2022. Ultra-secret Zircon missiles are rumored to be passing final tests before being considered for introduction. “[GM heavy cruiser] Pyotr Velikiy will go into […]
Europeans ask Russia to develop nuclear weapon against asteroids YEKATERINBURG, February 11. /TASS/. Russian scientists have developed a project of upgrading intercontinental ballistic missiles to destroy near-Earth meteorites 20-50 meters in size, leading researcher of the Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau Sabit Saitgarayev told TASS on Thursday. The scientists would like to test the improved missiles’ […]
The Russian Aerospace Forces have launched 97 cruise missiles hitting Daesh targets in Syria, the Russian General Staff said on Friday.