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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  Militarov on Thu Mar 10, 2016 11:59 pm

    PapaDragon wrote:
    Russian TV crew doing full "Desert Storm" thing outside Palmyra:



    How some people can fight war in a place without a single tree or at least a decent shrub is beyond me... dunno



    And the winner is...
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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  kvs on Fri Mar 11, 2016 12:01 am

    PapaDragon wrote:
    Russian TV crew doing full "Desert Storm" thing outside Palmyra:

    OKObRO1WlQE

    How some people can fight war in a place without a single tree or at least a decent shrub is beyond me... dunno

    But at least it is easy to bomb targets that are well exposed.
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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  magnumcromagnon on Fri Mar 11, 2016 4:18 am

    BKP wrote:

    PapaDragon wrote:
    How many pricks called "Shishani" are there in this war? confused

    It's probably  douchey of me, but  I keep thinking "shishkabab" (okay, go ahead, que up "remove kabab").

    Shishani is a popular mispelling of his actual name, "Shitstani".

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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  JohninMK on Fri Mar 11, 2016 4:49 pm

    Via Aldin. New map of Khanaser area. If correct good progress is being made eastwards in the north. Not quite like Rommel and his Afrika Korps tho' but then this isn't a full blown armour army.

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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  short_fuze on Sat Mar 12, 2016 12:46 am

    Video of the day - the ending is truncated for some odd reason

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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  OminousSpudd on Sat Mar 12, 2016 12:55 am

    That's a real old one, near the beginning of the war if I recall correctly.

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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  JohninMK on Sat Mar 12, 2016 12:57 am

    A view of what is or is about to happen

    Now, with ISIS forestalled around Palmyra and Quraytayn, the Syrian Armed Forces are in position to conduct their highly anticipated desert offensive to reclaim this oil rich part of central Syria.

    Leading the way for the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) are the prominent commanders of the Tiger Forces, Colonel Suheil Al-Hassan and Colonel Shady Al-Isma’el. Fighting alongside the Tiger Forces and the Syrian Arab Army’s 67th Brigade of the 18th Tank Division will be the powerful pro-government paramilitary factions: Liwaa Suqour Al-Sahra (Desert Hawks Brigade), Dara’ Qalamoun (Qalamoun Shield), the National Defense Forces (NDF), the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP), and Kataebat Al-Ba’ath (Al-Ba’ath Battalions).

    In addition to the Syrian forces, a number of foreign groups are participating in the operations to liberate Palmyra, including Hezbollah (Lebanese), Harakat Al-Nujaba (Iraqi), Liwaa Al-Badr (Iraqi), Liwaa Imam ‘Ali (Iraqi), and Kataebat Hezbollah (Iraqi).

    Overseeing all of the desert operations will be the military advisers from the Russian Marines and the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

    The Syrian forces have already made several advances over the last few days; however, the main offensive has not begun yet. According to a senior officer from the Tiger Forces, the massive desert offensive is set to begin in the coming days, but it will be contingent on a number of environmental factors.

    The Syrian Arab Army’s Central Command and their allies have been planning for this offensive for a long time now; it is expected to be the largest military operation to take place during this brutal war.


    https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/syrian-forces-hezbollah-mobilize-largest-desert-offensive-isis/ | Al-Masdar News

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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  short_fuze on Sat Mar 12, 2016 1:01 am

    A couple of drone videos showing an SAA MLRS strike in progress from firing to impact in the Sirmaniya region

    https://twitter.com/bm21_grad/status/708362666046259200

    https://twitter.com/bm21_grad/status/708363529829654528

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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  short_fuze on Sat Mar 12, 2016 1:08 am

    OminousSpudd wrote:That's a real old one, near the beginning of the war if I recall correctly.

    I thought it might be given type of tank used. Still, my excuse is , that like good jokes, good videos are not destroyed be repetition!
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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  OminousSpudd on Sat Mar 12, 2016 1:17 am

    short_fuze wrote:
    OminousSpudd wrote:That's a real old one, near the beginning of the war if I recall correctly.

    I thought it might be given type of tank used. Still, my excuse is , that like good jokes, good videos are not destroyed be repetition!

    True, no complaints from me. Very Happy
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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  BKP on Sat Mar 12, 2016 8:48 am

    JohninMK wrote:A view of what is or is about to happen

    Now, with ISIS forestalled around Palmyra and Quraytayn, the Syrian Armed Forces are in position to conduct their highly anticipated desert offensive to reclaim this oil rich part of central Syria.

    Leading the way for the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) are the prominent commanders of the Tiger Forces, Colonel Suheil Al-Hassan and Colonel Shady Al-Isma’el. Fighting alongside the Tiger Forces and the Syrian Arab Army’s 67th Brigade of the 18th Tank Division will be the powerful pro-government paramilitary factions: Liwaa Suqour Al-Sahra (Desert Hawks Brigade), Dara’ Qalamoun (Qalamoun Shield), the National Defense Forces (NDF), the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP), and Kataebat Al-Ba’ath (Al-Ba’ath Battalions).

    In addition to the Syrian forces, a number of foreign groups are participating in the operations to liberate Palmyra, including Hezbollah (Lebanese), Harakat Al-Nujaba (Iraqi), Liwaa Al-Badr (Iraqi), Liwaa Imam ‘Ali (Iraqi), and Kataebat Hezbollah (Iraqi).

    Overseeing all of the desert operations will be the military advisers from the Russian Marines and the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

    The Syrian forces have already made several advances over the last few days; however, the main offensive has not begun yet. According to a senior officer from the Tiger Forces, the massive desert offensive is set to begin in the coming days, but it will be contingent on a number of environmental factors.

    The Syrian Arab Army’s Central Command and their allies have been planning for this offensive for a long time now; it is expected to be the largest military operation to take place during this brutal war.


    https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/syrian-forces-hezbollah-mobilize-largest-desert-offensive-isis/ | Al-Masdar News

    Sounds promising. Hopefully it's accurate.
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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  calm on Sat Mar 12, 2016 11:16 am

    short_fuze wrote:A couple of drone videos showing an SAA MLRS strike in progress from firing to impact in the Sirmaniya region

    https://twitter.com/bm21_grad/status/708362666046259200

    https://twitter.com/bm21_grad/status/708363529829654528

    Full video.

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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  Morpheus Eberhardt on Sat Mar 12, 2016 11:24 am

    calm wrote:
    short_fuze wrote:A couple of drone videos showing an SAA MLRS strike in progress from firing to impact in the Sirmaniya region

    https://twitter.com/bm21_grad/status/708362666046259200

    https://twitter.com/bm21_grad/status/708363529829654528

    Full video.  


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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  Werewolf on Sat Mar 12, 2016 11:28 am

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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  franco on Sat Mar 12, 2016 1:28 pm

    JohninMK wrote:A view of what is or is about to happen

    Now, with ISIS forestalled around Palmyra and Quraytayn, the Syrian Armed Forces are in position to conduct their highly anticipated desert offensive to reclaim this oil rich part of central Syria.

    Leading the way for the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) are the prominent commanders of the Tiger Forces, Colonel Suheil Al-Hassan and Colonel Shady Al-Isma’el. Fighting alongside the Tiger Forces and the Syrian Arab Army’s 67th Brigade of the 18th Tank Division will be the powerful pro-government paramilitary factions: Liwaa Suqour Al-Sahra (Desert Hawks Brigade), Dara’ Qalamoun (Qalamoun Shield), the National Defense Forces (NDF), the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP), and Kataebat Al-Ba’ath (Al-Ba’ath Battalions).

    In addition to the Syrian forces, a number of foreign groups are participating in the operations to liberate Palmyra, including Hezbollah (Lebanese), Harakat Al-Nujaba (Iraqi), Liwaa Al-Badr (Iraqi), Liwaa Imam ‘Ali (Iraqi), and Kataebat Hezbollah (Iraqi).

    Overseeing all of the desert operations will be the military advisers from the Russian Marines and the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

    The Syrian forces have already made several advances over the last few days; however, the main offensive has not begun yet. According to a senior officer from the Tiger Forces, the massive desert offensive is set to begin in the coming days, but it will be contingent on a number of environmental factors.

    The Syrian Arab Army’s Central Command and their allies have been planning for this offensive for a long time now; it is expected to be the largest military operation to take place during this brutal war.


    https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/syrian-forces-hezbollah-mobilize-largest-desert-offensive-isis/ | Al-Masdar News

    Just to add to those units mentioned, the 550th SAA Armored is operating to the north of Palmrya clearing the oil fields while the 81st, 120th SAA brigades and another Desert Hawk brigade are engaged in besieging Quraytayn. Force would equal at least a 2 division size.
    The Tiger Force with it's accompanying Cheetah forces are the elite Assault troops for the Syrian Army while the Desert Hawks are the elite recon and raiding units (closest to spetsnaz).
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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  magnumcromagnon on Sat Mar 12, 2016 2:06 pm

    calm wrote:
    short_fuze wrote:A couple of drone videos showing an SAA MLRS strike in progress from firing to impact in the Sirmaniya region

    https://twitter.com/bm21_grad/status/708362666046259200

    https://twitter.com/bm21_grad/status/708363529829654528

    Full video.  


    TOS-1 perhaps?

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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  short_fuze on Sat Mar 12, 2016 2:16 pm

    calm wrote:
    short_fuze wrote:A couple of drone videos showing an SAA MLRS strike in progress from firing to impact in the Sirmaniya region

    https://twitter.com/bm21_grad/status/708362666046259200

    https://twitter.com/bm21_grad/status/708363529829654528

    Full video.  


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    Many cries for Alan's Snackbar were drowned out by the sounds of explosions.
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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  PapaDragon on Sat Mar 12, 2016 2:42 pm

    [quote="short_fuze"]
    calm wrote:
    short_fuze wrote:A couple of drone videos showing an SAA MLRS strike in progress from firing to impact in the Sirmaniya region

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    Many cries for Alan's Snackbar were drowned out by the sounds of explosions.

    And that is just one rack of rockets from one truck, just imagine double digit of them working simultaneously Twisted Evil russia



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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  Dima on Sat Mar 12, 2016 2:53 pm

    A SyAAF MiG-21 fighter on a strike mission was shot down, fortunately Pilot is safe.

    Ibrahim Joudeh ‏@Ibra_Joudeh 6 minutes ago
    confirmed now , a Syrian mig-21 went down in north #Hama , Pilot managed to eject safely and he is in safe area now

    Hassan Ridha ‏@sayed_ridha 6 minutes ago
    #SyAAF pilot landed at an #SAA checkpoint #Hama #Syria

    Hassan Ridha ‏@sayed_ridha 13 minutes ago
    #AhrarSham release video showing firing AA guns & supposedly a pilot parachuting after downing of MiG-21


    Said to be that video, the backgroun snackbars is simply unbearable...
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqCqkpsw7gA&feature=youtu.be
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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  Dima on Sat Mar 12, 2016 3:05 pm

    calm wrote:
    short_fuze wrote:A couple of drone videos showing an SAA MLRS strike in progress from firing to impact in the Sirmaniya region

    https://twitter.com/bm21_grad/status/708362666046259200

    https://twitter.com/bm21_grad/status/708363529829654528

    Full video.  

    Excellent stuff... Cool
    Let me say, one more so called Russi stuff without precision goes out of the window. In Indian forums there are so many so-called experts with favorite passtime of berating Russian hardware and things said about BM-21Grad is it being a "spray & pray" system.

    Can anyone estimate the range the rockets covered??
    How about the CEP from a single Grad launcher?

    The video shows a good concentration of fire to cover a wide area with very few blasts outside of the concentration. 2-4 more Grad launcher in the safe coordinates would have given much higher concentration.
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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  Dima on Sat Mar 12, 2016 3:13 pm

    PapaDragon wrote:
    Russian TV crew doing full "Desert Storm" thing outside Palmyra:



    How some people can fight war in a place without a single tree or at least a decent shrub is beyond me... dunno
    Still reports like this have gone waste when it comes to the reaching the vast majority of world viewers due to language barrier. Unfortunately all that the non-Russian speaking regions have from Russia in the form of visual media is a very low level English language news outlet. I dont know when will they improve and raise their standards or atlease try to achieve some standards...
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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  Dima on Sat Mar 12, 2016 3:22 pm

    Ivan Sidorenko ‏@IvanSidorenko1  18 hours ago
    #Syria #Latakia Video by @AboZain6 Showing #SAA #NDF action @ VIcinity of #Kabani



    ^ Note the SAA tank in the video.

    Btw, the video uploaded by the moderate terrorists of T-90 facing off the TOW-2A successfully has crossed 2.1 million views.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYOJSz1WOEg
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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  Dima on Sat Mar 12, 2016 3:35 pm

    Ivan Sidorenko ‏@IvanSidorenko1 17 hours ago
    #Syria #Aleppo #SAA #SyrianArabArmy #SyrianArmedForces #SyrianArmy Colonel Suheil al-Hassan #Tiger_Forces

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    Re: Syrian Civil War: News #7

    Post  Dima on Sat Mar 12, 2016 3:38 pm

    Anyone think there is some mischief going on inside Syria w.r.t to biological or chemical warfare by professional outside actors? Earlier also there were some reports about many SAA soldiers dieing of some uncurable diseases....I think I had posted that tweet sometime earlier.


    Ivan Sidorenko ‏@IvanSidorenko1 18 hours ago
    #Syria Soldiers say Major General Ali Amar Passed Away n Homs Military Hospital after suffering an Incurable disease
    https://twitter.com/IvanSidorenko1/status/708392973801824256

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