Was Russian Jet Downed by Israel-NATO Air Exercise aimed at Russia?

Conjugating Russia's Enemies, missile laden planes all within range of the downed air liner
Conjugating Russia's Enemies, missile laden planes all within range of the downed air liner
Conjugating Russia’s Enemies, missile laden planes all within range of the downed airliner

by  Gordon Duff, Senior Editor

There is little reason to question why government after government, following the barrage of mass media, are blaming ISIS and a bomb for downing the Russian air liner over Sinai.  Let’s remember, it was brought down 22 miles from the Israeli border, filmed by a crew who knew where to wait in advance.

What was never reported is that the skies only miles away were filled with planes from Israel, Poland, Greece, France, Germany and the United States, involved in one of the largest air exercises in history, a “Blue Flag” exercise to simulate a defense of Israel from a Russian air attack.

One plane was lost, shot down, now clearly by an “external explosion,” meaning “a missile,” and that was a Russian air liner with 224 aboard, flying in specially protected international air space under the direct supervision of AWAC radar attack coordination planes from the US and Israel.

Let’s remember the London 7/7 attack, an exercise there or the Boston Marathon bombing, another counter-terrorism exercise.  Even on 9/11, the US Air Force was in a massive exercise that took it to Canada and over the Atlantic, looking for imaginary hijacked air craft that were to be crashed into imaginary buildings.  Oh, you didn’t know that?

Is it any wonder why millions of Americans went bonkers over the Jade Helm exercise?

Are we saying that those involved in the planning and operation of this exercise were responsible for shooting down the Russian air liner?  To that we can only say, yes, very likely or even “extremely likely.”

Based on the news reporting and the altered photos which all clearly shown holes from a missile attack, we can go a bit further.  Sure they did it.

Missile holes from an exercise either "gone wrong" or "like so many others," a front for a false flag attack
Missile holes from an exercise either “gone wrong” or “like so many others,” a front for a false flag attack

From the Times of Israel

Israel hosts its largest-ever international air force exercise

Israeli, American, Greek, and Polish air personnel square off against a fictional enemy state in two-week drill

Times of Israel – October 30, 2015 (One Day Before Russian Jet Downed)

Air forces from around the world have gathered deep in the Arava desert in the south of Israel for the past week and a half to take part in the largest aerial exercise in the history of the Israeli Air Force. 

The “Blue Flag” exercise, which is continuing through November 3, pits the Israeli Air Force, the United States Air Force, Greece’s Hellenic Air Force and the Polish Air Force against a fictional enemy state, the captain in charge of all IAF exercises told The Times of Israel Thursday night.

Taken a few miles away, another "exercise" turned "false flag"...
Taken a few miles away, another “exercise” turned “false flag”…

 A number of other countries, including Germany, also sent pilots and officers to observe the exercise, but did not take part. This joint drill is the second “Blue Flag” exercise; the first took place in 2013 and was the largest multi-lateral exercise the IAF had ever hosted.

The various air forces collaborated closely through every step of the current exercise, the IAF captain said, from planning to execution and finally to debriefing.

Though the exercise began on October 18, planning for it started nearly eight months ago, the Israeli official said, with an IAF representative contacting each participating country and initially asking, “What do you want to train for?”

Those requests came together to form the plan for “Blue Flag,” which sent Israeli and American F-15 squadrons, along with Israeli, Hellenic and Polish F-16 squadrons, flying through nearly all of Israel’s air space, firing simulated weapons against fictional enemy missile launchers, convoys and aircraft, he said.

Though the drill was intensive and demanding, it was designed more to test the mettle of the men and women behind the controls than to test the technical capabilities of the fighter jets themselves.

“We wanted it to be challenging for the airmen, rather than for the machines,” said the IAF captain, who cannot be named for security reasons.

In order to “put the airmen through their paces,” he explained, the people running the exercise tried to surprise them, putting them in situations where “the pilot doesn’t know where their target is coming from.” “Blue Flag” ends next Thursday.


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  1. A great article by Gordon Duff. Its nice to see that so many readers in US and the World is aware of the war
    fought by the zionists to ultimately destroy us all. There is no limits to their crimes.. Best regards to you all from Sweden

  2. Adding the voluntary or involuntary participation of other nations as cover seem right in alignment with the way those “blue-flags” operate. I’m sure there were lots of think-tank hours spent on that plan.

  3. Times article above, says that several countries, including Germany, sent pilots and officers to observe. I don’t suppose we could get a list of these Observer countries? There might be some rats in that pile.


     11/11/15 – “An agreement has been reached at The United Nations World Radio communication Conference in Geneva on the allocation of radio frequency spectrum to allow the use of satellites for real-time global flight tracking in civil aviation, which could help prevent a repeat of the “TRAGIC LOSS” OF MALAYSIAN AIRLINES FLIGHT MH370 IN MARCH 2014.”
     “The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced today that frequency band 1087.7-1092.3 MHz has been allocated to the aeronautical mobile-satellite service, known as “Earth-to-space,” for reception by space stations of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) emissions from aircraft transmitters.”
     “This means ADS-B signals will be extending beyond line-of-sight to facilitate reporting the position of aircraft equipped with the signal anywhere in the world, including oceanic, polar and other remote areas.”
    UN conference reaches agreement on radio spectrum for global flight tracking

  5. It may have been easy enough for the host country to launch a jet with a live load to do the disgusting job and to return it to it’s base with none the wiser yet run the bomb story. Every one there saw nothing as they were elsewhere over Israel, or this may be off the beam but the exercise could have provided good cover.

    • Good detective thinking. Host country has motive, means, and this is the opportunity–the cover. Same modus operandi, easy to put blame elsewhere, no outside witnesses to the missile launch.

  6. In March 11, 2004 was the biggest attack in the history of Europe in Madrid, Spain, the city where I was born. There were about 200 dead and 1000 injured.
    From 4 to March 10 took place in Madrid the NATO exercises CMX 2004, about a possible terrorist attack with a possible number of 200 dead and 1,000 wounded, incredible coincidence. Search in Google “Exercises 11-m”.
    According to former intelligence officer US Army Eric H. May, “the simplest way to make a low false flag attack is to organize a military exercise that simulates exactly the attack you want to commit.”
    Everything is becoming more evident.

  7. Putting pilots under hair trigger high stress exercises close to the Syrian border and, “it was brought down 22 miles from the Israeli border…”. How close are Russia Syrian and Iranian positions to this “exercise” and did they report unusual aircraft in that vicinity?
    Somebody else had to see these planes, or a plane, or a missile given the close proximity to monitored air space and campaigns occurring right next door to Israili military outposts in Golan Hieghts. I’m guessing

    I’m guessing Russia would like to surprise the West like they did before launching a full blown assault on ISIS. What was it, an hour notice? Mcain was livid, more than usual.

  8. Am I wrong, or did The Telegraph report on the 31st that the last communication from the pilot was that his wireless flight-surface controls were malfunctioning and requesting an emergency landing at the nearest airport? Jeff Smith wrote in a reply regarding remote hijacking that remote systems had been removed or deactivated on non-NATO cmm’l aircraft, as I recall. OK, but if FlightRadar24 data of the last few minutes of the flight showing a rapid series of maximal climbs and dives over 30 sec is accurate, wouldn’t such extraordinary maneuvers, almost assuredly exceeding the airframe’s structural limits, imply an airplane still intact until the moment it broke apart? What I’m getting at is that it would seem no plane torn up by a bomb or hit by a missile, which then might conceivably have gone nose up for maybe a thousand feet or so, could have thereafter gone through such peak maneuvers. Some writer named Saker at Unz, whatever the heck that is, justifies calling anyone denying it was a bomb a goofball on the strength of Ockham’s Razor, apparently assuming his halfwit following will agree that blatant propaganda is always the most elegant of explanations.

    • I should have added that it may turn out to have been a bomb–we don’t know enough yet–, but accepting it was on the strength of official announcements from Israel or its puppet governments in DC and Cairo is risible idiocy.

    • Dan: Spook-run Al-Jazeera ran stories on the Sinai A321 pilot’s supposed last transmissions, then stopped running those stories.

      Israeli & U.S. AWACS craft were in the air nearby and can easily “e-spoof” plane types, IDs, locations & altitudes for FlightRadar24 etc. So, what Mr. Duff says is quite correct.

      Russia & Egypt have the A321 black boxes from which we may soon get more reliable info & data.

  9. Good info Gordon but you seriously need to start using Word spell-check.

    In this world where the form of a message has become more important than its content, it is imperitive to match the “proteins” with nice “garniture”.

    When the future of humanity is three seconds away from WWIII and the information you present here can save us and therefore must reach “vegans” too, then the form of it has to match its content.

    Email me if you want the form of your texts made more edeble.

  10. It will remain deeply disturbing if Russians don’t address this obvious false flag with respect to international law. Never mind they need not to trouble their Egyptian or Syrian emigration on this account, like USA after 9/11 had noone to warn in Iraq of their imminent attack. Russians don’t need false flags, they already have the State Department work that out for them. There are younger (internationally recognised) countries in this world than Israel, and those are not even close to Israel in counterfeiting international law for their own “multi-millennial” cause. And many of them have their own holocausts and millennial struggles. If some nation has waited 1500 years for its country, in what way does it make complicit or image of Jews that waited for 3000 years? So when will we be able to have a fully functioning UN? When Israel will be from Suez to Damascus, all the world’s nuclear heads owned by Pentagon, and all the world “black gold” resources be tamed by London City? Wake us all up then in 75-100 years. Don’t waste our civilization and call it progressive you psycho-bubblers from the Atlantic.

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