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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  PapaDragon on Thu Oct 01, 2015 1:50 pm

    Project Canada wrote:

    Saudi Arabia demands Russia end Syria raids, criticizes Iran

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia, a leading foe of President Bashar al-Assad, demanded his ally Russia end its raids on Syria, saying the strikes had caused civilian casualties while failing to target the hardline Islamic State militants Moscow says it opposes.

    In remarks at the United Nations in New York, a senior Saudi diplomat suggested both Russia and Assad's other main ally Iran could not claim to fight Islamic State "terrorism" at the same time as supporting the "terrorism" of the Syrian authorities.

    Saudi ambassador Abdallah Al-Mouallimi expressed "profound concern regarding the military operations which Russian forces have carried out in Homs and Hama today, places where ISIS forces are not present. These attacks led to a number of innocent victims. We demand it stop immediately and not recur."

    http://news.yahoo.com/saudi-arabia-says-deeply-concerned-russia-attacks-syria-075557551.html

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    This is pure gold, Saudis of all people!!!    lol1 lol1 lol1  

    Looking at the comments there is no love lost for Saudi Arabia Twisted Evil

    Could Russian speakers translate some comments on this news from Russian websites? Should be fun! Cool

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  KoTeMoRe on Thu Oct 01, 2015 1:55 pm

    After Syrian Express, do they want a Houthi Express?

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  PapaDragon on Thu Oct 01, 2015 2:04 pm

    KoTeMoRe wrote:After Syrian Express, do they want a Houthi Express?

    That would be a glorious day! Twisted Evil russia

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  PapaDragon on Thu Oct 01, 2015 2:10 pm


    Targets on the first day:


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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  PapaDragon on Thu Oct 01, 2015 2:17 pm

    "Syria conflict: Russia launches fresh strikes"

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-34413050



    Russia has launched a series of air strikes in Syria for a second day.

    The strikes reportedly targeted sites in the north-west held by the Army of Conquest rebel alliance, as well as areas in Homs and Hama provinces.

    Russia said it had carried out eight strikes overnight, and that it had hit 12 Islamic State (IS) positions hit in 24 hours..
    ................... (followed by usual MSM BS....)..........



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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  ult on Thu Oct 01, 2015 2:24 pm

    Video of the briefing with some new footage.

    http://www.1tv.ru/news/world/293293

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  PapaDragon on Thu Oct 01, 2015 2:33 pm


    Syria Express. Two ships.



    With all this extra mileage on transport fleet, Russia should put those Priboi & Lavina landing ship projects into high gear...

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  KoTeMoRe on Thu Oct 01, 2015 2:36 pm

    PapaDragon wrote:
    KoTeMoRe wrote:After Syrian Express, do they want a Houthi Express?

    That would be a glorious day!  Twisted Evil russia

    That would be a great opportunity to make angry fanboys all arond the globe. Abroomz no good?

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  PapaDragon on Thu Oct 01, 2015 2:49 pm


    Just so there are no misunderstandings. thumbsup russia

    "Russia says it targets not just IS in Syria"

    http://news.yahoo.com/russian-envoy-syria-needs-free-elections-defeat-073401974.html

    Al-Qaeda are friends of democracy!!! lol1

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  higurashihougi on Thu Oct 01, 2015 3:01 pm

    KoTeMoRe wrote:As shown on the ground and given the rather limited size of the explosion, those are 250/500 kg bombs. 2000 kg bombs would have ruined a lot of people's day. One can always hope.

    Further explanation from these above opinions.


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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  zg18 on Thu Oct 01, 2015 3:10 pm



    Russian marines and Syrian soldiers guard Latakia airport.

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  JohninMK on Thu Oct 01, 2015 3:19 pm

    Oooops

    Information on casualties among civilians appeared in Western media before Russian arcraft left ground, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday.

    Media reports about civilians in Syria allegedly being killed by Russian airstrikes appeared before Russian aircraft even left the ground, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday.

    "As for any information in the media on civilians suffering [from Russian airstrikes], we were ready for such information attacks. I draw your attention to the fact that the first reports on civilian casualties emerged before our planes even left the ground," Putin said at a meeting of the Russian Council for Civil Society and Human Rights.


    Read more: http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20151001/1027845646/civilian-casualties-info-appeared-before-russian-jets-in-syrian-sky.html#ixzz3nK1cypoH

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  PapaDragon on Thu Oct 01, 2015 3:59 pm

    "Russia destroys IS headquarters in Al-Latamna suburb with ground bomb"

    http://tass.ru/en/defense/825246


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    Russian air strikes targeted CIA-backed rebels in Syria -U.S. Sen. McCain

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/reuters/article-3256241/Russian-air-strikes-targeted-CIA-backed-rebels-Syria-U-S-Sen-McCain.html


    Suck it up Johnny!!! lol1

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  iraqidabab on Thu Oct 01, 2015 5:10 pm

    Yahoo news: Russia says would consider any Iraqi request for air strikes against Islamic State

    US air support is useless, they only help kurds. Currently Abadi welcomes Russian strikes and Russian officials are open to it.

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  Solncepek on Thu Oct 01, 2015 5:26 pm

    F-22 Raptors ВВС США расположенные на Гаваях отправились в Центральную зону ответственности ВС США которая включает в себя Сирию, Ирак, Афганистан и прилегающие страны, 30 сентября 2015 года

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  sepheronx on Thu Oct 01, 2015 5:36 pm

    Solncepek wrote:F-22 Raptors ВВС США расположенные на Гаваях отправились в Центральную зону ответственности ВС США которая включает в себя Сирию, Ирак, Афганистан и прилегающие страны, 30 сентября 2015 года

    Ah, so they are sending F-22's to where exactly? I guess to patrol in Iraq and Afghanistan but to Syria? I dont think US will actually do that as if the F-22 gets shot down, US cant do shit about it as they are illegaly in Syria to begin with. Added, the Russians are really going to be watching these things.

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  par far on Thu Oct 01, 2015 5:37 pm

    Solncepek wrote:F-22 Raptors ВВС США расположенные на Гаваях отправились в Центральную зону ответственности ВС США которая включает в себя Сирию, Ирак, Афганистан и прилегающие страны, 30 сентября 2015 года


    American are stupid, you don't need the F 22 to bomb Syria, Iraq or Afghanistan, they don't have high tech radars, so there is no point. Su 24 and Su 25 are good enough to do the job. The American are just  saying "give just attention, we are brining in the big bad f 22", well no one gives a fuck.

    Also the west media is making up stories of how Russia is targeting civilians, all these are lies. Russia should say to west "We are going to open up cases against the west for the war crimes they have committed in Iraq and Afghanistan", see how they like that.

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  par far on Thu Oct 01, 2015 5:40 pm

    sepheronx wrote:
    Solncepek wrote:F-22 Raptors ВВС США расположенные на Гаваях отправились в Центральную зону ответственности ВС США которая включает в себя Сирию, Ирак, Афганистан и прилегающие страны, 30 сентября 2015 года

    Ah, so they are sending F-22's to where exactly? I guess to patrol in Iraq and Afghanistan but to Syria?  I dont think US will actually do that as if the F-22 gets shot down, US cant do shit about it as they are illegaly in Syria to begin with. Added, the Russians are really going to be watching these things.


    This is also very true, the Russians will be watching and if the F 22 enters Syrian air space, shoot one of them down and show the world, it is not invincible, it's just American lies.

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  George1 on Thu Oct 01, 2015 5:55 pm

    Russian TV videos from Bassel al-Assad airport





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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  Militarov on Thu Oct 01, 2015 6:04 pm

    KoTeMoRe wrote:
    higurashihougi wrote:
    magnumcromagnon wrote:
    Project Canada wrote:Please correct me if my impression is wrong but it seems to me that Russian air to surface weapons needs improvement with their accuracy?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=K_PzdUSXkdg

    Not necessarily, the bombed dropped could be a armor piercing/bunker buster, it's likely that what they hit was probably hidden catacombs.

    Some claims that a KAB-2000 piercing bomb hit somewhere in the tunnel behind the ground. The white smoke are stuffs from inside the tunnel flushed outward the ground via the tunnel gates.



    Another strike hit somewhere with a big tunnel gate, created big smoke.



    So if these opinions are right, then the whole tunnel system - together with humans inside... RIP. Twisted Evil Twisted Evil

    As shown on the ground and given the rather limited size of the explosion, those are 250/500 kg bombs. 2000 kg bombs would have ruined a lot of people's day. One can always hope.

    OFAB250-270 and FAB500 were mostly used till this point judging by the videos.

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  Militarov on Thu Oct 01, 2015 6:07 pm

    par far wrote:
    Solncepek wrote:F-22 Raptors ВВС США расположенные на Гаваях отправились в Центральную зону ответственности ВС США которая включает в себя Сирию, Ирак, Афганистан и прилегающие страны, 30 сентября 2015 года


    American are stupid, you don't need the F 22 to bomb Syria, Iraq or Afghanistan, they don't have high tech radars, so there is no point. Su 24 and Su 25 are good enough to do the job. The American are just  saying "give just attention, we are brining in the big bad f 22", well no one gives a fuck.

    Also the west media is making up stories of how Russia is targeting civilians, all these are lies. Russia should say to west "We are going to open up cases against the west for the war crimes they have committed in Iraq and Afghanistan", see how they like that.

    They mostly used F22s in Syria and Iraq somewhat like ELINT and data gathering platform to coordinate the attacks of other jets, its not particulary well suited for ground strikes, but again there is nothing stopping them from using them as such as they really did. But that was not their main role there.

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  sepheronx on Thu Oct 01, 2015 6:11 pm

    Curious then: what are Russias assets besides jets, if anything capable to detect and track aircrafts, are in Syria? If not, I assume they are using radar from aur defense systems and syrian military assets?

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    Post  Rodinazombie on Thu Oct 01, 2015 6:15 pm

    sepheronx wrote:Curious then: what are Russias assets besides jets, if anything capable to detect and track aircrafts, are in Syria? If not, I assume they are using radar from aur defense systems and syrian military assets?

    To add another question to yours, what assets do russia have there to recover any downed airmen should the worst happen? The nightmare scenario of seeing a russian pilot taken by those scumbags is a thought that everyone must have considered at some point, so i hope they have a plan for that sitiation.

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  Akula971 on Thu Oct 01, 2015 6:23 pm

    magnumcromagnon wrote:
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    magnumcromagnon wrote:Some people are eating humble pie with egg on their face now that Russia is conducting airstrikes, and delivering S-300's, and not just Ultron, others too! *not mentioning any names*

    Really, S-300? What sources do you have for that?

    From several pages earlier in the thread:


    Akula971 wrote:I dont mean to jump to any conclusion here guys but i just came across this article suggesting S300 / S400s are already in Syria. I am not 100% sure but i will post it.



    The system does look like a S300



    My question is - Did Iran get its S300s delivered already ?

    The article claims a lot of other things too but I am not sure.

    Article :
    http://norg-norg.livejournal.com/118387.html

    If anyone read my other posts op the ones i posted after that - The SOURCE was an America Twitter handle. NOT RELIABLE AT ALL.

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    Re: Russian Military involvement and aid to Syria

    Post  KoTeMoRe on Thu Oct 01, 2015 6:36 pm

    Rodinazombie wrote:
    sepheronx wrote:Curious then: what are Russias assets besides jets, if anything capable to detect and track aircrafts, are in Syria? If not, I assume they are using radar from aur defense systems and syrian military assets?

    To add another question to yours, what assets do russia have there to recover any downed airmen should the worst happen? The nightmare scenario of seeing a russian pilot taken by those scumbags is a thought that everyone must have considered at some point, so i hope they have a plan for that sitiation.

    Two dozen of choppers including at least 10 Crocodiles.

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