Levant crisis - III

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 30 Apr 2018 08:44

For the first time #Russia deploying its highly improved close attack aircraft the Su-25SM3 in #Khmemeim AB #Syria

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 30 Apr 2018 08:55

Aircraft of the Naval Aviation of the Russian Navy at the Khmeimim airfield

https://bmpd.livejournal.com/3179492.html

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Note the R-73 & R-77 deployed in Syria on Su-30SM

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 30 Apr 2018 09:57

RussianDefence.com
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Su-34 armed with a Kh-35U (izdeliye 07) subsonic cruise anti-ship missile at Russia's Khmeimim/Hmeimim airbase in #Syria.
That could be Akhtubinsk based, 929th State Flight Testing Centre (GLITs) named after Valery Chkalov chevron on the fuselage, behind the canopy.


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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 30 Apr 2018 09:59

Aircraft in shelters on Khmeimim

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 30 Apr 2018 09:59

image from Khmeimim,#Syria. 4x S-400 TELs in the middleground. Il-20M (L) & Il-20 (R) ELINT aircraft behind the GNT-1/2 gabions. 2x A-50Us AEW in the background- 41 Red RF-94268 Taganrog & 37 Red RF-93966 Sergey w/ An-30/26/72 behind them respectively.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 30 Apr 2018 10:01

Tor & Pantisir , Tor is the new addition for SHORAD

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 30 Apr 2018 10:10

The official version of the Russian Ministry of Defense regarding the Western military attack on Syria on April 14

https://bmpd.livejournal.com/3173071.html

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Unexploded Tomahawk taken to Russia for examination , The first pic of titanium casing is the warhead

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Philip » 30 Apr 2018 12:21

That's one impressive base and well defended too. Russia is in for the long haul,sev. decades at least!

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby chetak » 30 Apr 2018 14:42

Was there a coup attempt in saudi earlier this month??


AP says Royal Saudi Land Forces (KSA) Lieutenant General Allukas Nepils leading military push to oust King Salman.

7:17 PM - 21 Apr 2018



https://bigleaguepolitics.com/confirmed-coup-attempt-in-saudi-arabia-western-media-buries/

Whoever it was, remarkable control and clout over the world media, to keep it off the news channels

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby UlanBatori » 30 Apr 2018 21:03

Latest UBCN theory is that 100 out of 105 mijjiles fired were known duds. IOW both sides are telling half-truths. The US in that 76 went towards one useless target, but used up quite a bit of actual Syrian missiles, the Syrians in that they fired several SAMs, and the Russians in that only 5 EXPLODED on target.

A missile hitting will of course cause damage but not as much as one exploding. Great way to
a) Dispose of old inventory and :(( for new toys
b) Used up half of Syria's missile inventory and exposed their entire air-defense system for Israelis to exploit
c) Keeps a horde of Russian and Chinese and Iranian Experts busy analyzing junk.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby ramana » 30 Apr 2018 22:11

And BRF pages filled with debris pictures.

Austin looks like you ended your self-exile with a bang!

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 30 Apr 2018 22:22

Ramana I was under the impression this must have been posted since this pics is a week old.

Used up half of Syria's missile inventory and exposed their entire air-defense system for Israelis to exploit


when you are defending you can do as much as you can and when you cant counter attack which is the case of Syria and Iran , its a case of strategic patience.

I am waiting for the time when the next attack happens taking out Russian airbases with many dozen injured Russian soldiers .....hoping more sooner than later then it would be good to see how their air defence works

BTW compare the Pentagon Briefing with 100 % success only talk with Russian detailed part by part briefing , One should get an idea where things stand

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby UlanBatori » 01 May 2018 01:04

Kicked out of Syria and facing trial for corruption, Nut&Yahoo tries desperate to start a US-Iran war again. He has shown pics of a site in Teheran against which Trump can launch his next 105 to wild acclaim.
From what I see of the comments in ABC, Joe 6-pack ain't buyin' it.

BTW, Austin, ramana, what I am saying is that **BOTH** Trumpattacks against Syria have been pre-arranged with Putin to look spectacular with no damage. Second one is blatantly so. This means several things:
1. Amazing level of understanding between Putin & Trump about the difficulty of keeping the Deep State at bay
2. Amazing level of secrecy and discipline at WHOTUS/Pentagon with troops in the field muzzled.

What u may not know is that on the MSM there is outright blatant censorship ("ur post is awaiting Moderation By Moderate Beheaders") of posts that ask tough questions: that's why the discussion is so lame-brained. NOTHING obscene etc needed for posts to be zapped unborn. McCarthy era had nothing on the Big Brother system already in place in Yoo Ess.

Try analyzing THAT set of facts and you come away really scared. None of us can assume that we are safe. For some reason Trump is unable to hold up the proof on TV and order the arrest of Deep State netas and minions for treason. But if I stand back and look at it, the US establishment is not about to publicly destroy its World Policeman image and self-destruct down to being World War Criminal. And that enabling the Deep state to keep raging ahead.

And now Nut&Yahoo is getting much bolder. I was hoping that once he got Biss in Korea he would gain confidence and slam-dunk the Deep State.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby ramana » 01 May 2018 01:14

Watch Johnny. he is trying his best to sabotage the KoP biss.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Cain Marko » 01 May 2018 05:45

^you mean McCain?

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby UlanBatori » 01 May 2018 06:25

Dolton I assume. IMO the entire Foggy Bottom establishment and all their friends and families and tribes want to sink the KoP because it shows what dolts they were. I have sat and listened to SEVERAL senior FoggyBottom alums/current denizens recently returned from NoKo / 6-Party talks in Beijing. They were always wearing brand-new shirts and pants that looked like bought at local Sears. Probably knickers new as well - the NoKos and Chinese got the shirts off their backs and left them de-briefed. Pompous dolts all. Now in 18 months, DT comes in and NoKo is talking verifiable shutdown and dismantling. Trump would be justified in shutting down the entire Korea/ East Asia wing of Foggy Bottom and firing the whole bunch, as a gross waste of tax dollars that could go to watering the azaleas at Mar Largo.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 01 May 2018 09:16

Hanes/fruit of loom cheap jangi melt away in one year
Muat be state dept uniform. I hv used them :((

Trump wears jockey to work and its way more durable

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Cain Marko » 01 May 2018 12:01

Nah, I'm betting he has something from harrods. CK at the very least. ...next few months promise to be interesting....phatichar undies will either prevail or die...my take is that they will push back and we could see some major flareups....

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 01 May 2018 12:53

UlanBatori wrote:Kicked out of Syria and facing trial for corruption, Nut&Yahoo tries desperate to start a US-Iran war again. He has shown pics of a site in Teheran against which Trump can launch his next 105 to wild acclaim.
From what I see of the comments in ABC, Joe 6-pack ain't buyin' it.


Very True Sir , If Trump , Mike Pom, John Soulless & Nut&Yahoo cannot start a war with Iran and the stars are perfectly alligned then no one else in White House or Israel can do it ........This is a precussor to Iraq war .......Nut&Yahoo shows some evidence , White House Agrees and rest is history.

The Targetting of Iran in Sryia is part of this strategy , Hit some one as much and as many times till he is forced to react and then use that as reason to start a full fledge war.

I am afraid we are seeing Iraq Redux what GWB Jr did for Iraq is what Trump will do for Iran.

BTW, Austin, ramana, what I am saying is that **BOTH** Trumpattacks against Syria have been pre-arranged with Putin to look spectacular with no damage. Second one is blatantly so. This means several things:
1. Amazing level of understanding between Putin & Trump about the difficulty of keeping the Deep State at bay
2. Amazing level of secrecy and discipline at WHOTUS/Pentagon with troops in the field muzzled.


The pre-arranged part is facing saving measure for both and both can take something from it , Pentagon can keep saying 103 hits 100 % onlee and MOD Russia would say 71 intercepted onlee rest all dud just 2 hits !


And now Nut&Yahoo is getting much bolder. I was hoping that once he got Biss in Korea he would gain confidence and slam-dunk the Deep State.


Sadly True , he is a real nut case , Real threat to Israel

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 01 May 2018 13:01

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lots of planes at Hmeymim air base on 15 Apr 2018: 12 Su-34, 9 Su-24, 3 Su-25, 4 Su-30, 4 Su-35, 2 Il-76, An-26, An-30, 2 A-50, Il-38(?), Il-20/22, An-124 and 2 IRIAF C-130 and 3 SyAAF MiG-29 that were flown to safety from Damascus

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3 more Syrian MiG-29 were parked to the south on the new runway connector. also visible that HESCO-like barriers were set up at the planes parking spots

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more Syrian Air Force jets brought to safety: 4 Su-24 parked at the southern end of the western runway

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 01 May 2018 13:30

Naval aviation (MA VMF) crew enjoying virtual reality relaxation session at Russia's Khmeimim airbase in Syria

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 01 May 2018 13:32

GRU spetsnz (OBr SpN) or army recon in Syria.

PKP (6P41N) w/ 1PN93-4 night scope. Note a holstered integrally suppressed Makarov variant known as Pistolet Beshumniy or PB (6P9).

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 01 May 2018 13:37

Russian Military Police at Khmeimim Airbase ,with their reliable 1950's design AK rifle :lol:

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 01 May 2018 16:55

Nice Video to watch

The Russian military police is playing with the children of militants in East Kalamun

https://twitter.com/Ruswariors/status/9 ... 7875135488

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby UlanBatori » 01 May 2018 17:01

My conjarn is that Khmeimim has become Target #1. Hope Gen. Vodkov is reading this deep insight and will do the needful. What are those things that look like bales of cotton sitting in rows between the planes? TOW-absorbers?

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Philip » 01 May 2018 18:25

What is the distance from base perimeter to civilian settlement ? Our air bases have been hugely endangered by urban sprawl which must not only be contained but pushed back in as many places as possible.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby darshhan » 01 May 2018 18:33

UlanBatori wrote:My conjarn is that Khmeimim has become Target #1. Hope Gen. Vodkov is reading this deep insight and will do the needful. What are those things that look like bales of cotton sitting in rows between the planes? TOW-absorbers?


Hesco bags used for protection and fortifications.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hesco_bastion

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby UlanBatori » 01 May 2018 18:52

Very entertaining. CNN Mouth Cuomo dares to ask the Prohibited Question to Nut&Yahoo:
Do u have nukular weppuns? Why don't YOU talk about them?


May be a tamasha to show CNN's "fairness" but still, that puts Cuomo in the crosshairs of the u-no-hu. Nice kamikaze maneuver.
But then CNN follows that with this 1-2 punch by a different Mouth:
Developing story {Which Will B Repeated Every 20 seconds for the next day or until something nastier comes up}:
Israel's Nut&Yahoo Questioned In Graft Investigation

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby ramana » 02 May 2018 00:28

N&Y is not in good books of US Liberals. Hence this Cuomo questions.

Lets see how it pans out.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby UlanBatori » 02 May 2018 01:08

True, but CNN has blundered into it. U can attack N&Y, but not question the unohu's New Clear (non-existent) Detergent. Like some ppl I know, CNN is so blinded by hate for the Orangeutan that they blundered. See now WHOTUS has backpedalled from "Iran has a robust nuke program" to "Iran had a robust nuke program and we knew all about it, but N&Y has added new and compelling details". IOW, WHOTUS has pulled the rug from under N&Y, but CNN is caught naked, shooting at holy targets.

I think KellyAnn Conway & her Tricks Dept are behind this. They say, "lets see.. if someone attacks Bradminullah they are going to get banned on PeeAref. So let's invite Bradminullah to WHOTUS and have DT do 1-minute handshake and say "Bradminullahstan is Great, or what?" Next day hordes led by CNN launch rabid mob attack on Bradminullah, and get what's coming to them. Next day WHOTUS issues Correction: What we meant was : "What! Bradminullahstan? Great? :rotfl: "

Damage done. K-A-C goes back to catacombs beneath West Wing which is where she hangs out, look how haggard she looks these days.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 02 May 2018 09:57

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BREAKING: An unnamed source in #USAF says Crews of 3 F-15Is of #Israel Air Force which bombed #IRGC assets such as SAM systems near #Hama & #Aleppo has probably used deceptive call-signs & IFF codes & etc to be seen as #USAF's F-15Es for deceiving #Syria/ #Russia SAM operators.


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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby deejay » 02 May 2018 10:58

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Here’s how #Israel attacked #Syria on 29/4/2018 using the Coalition fly zones against the #SAA

Israel after many attempts to penetrate the Syrian airspace from the west, they’re now using the east, which is poorly covered by radars, where they can blend within the Coalition jets

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Kashi » 02 May 2018 11:22

How could they fly over Jordan and Iraq undetected?

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 02 May 2018 11:51

They may morph themself as coilation aircraft using similar IFF ofcourse with some help from the latter , I would assume Jordon wont mind it but Iraq wont support any strike on SAA from its airspace

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 02 May 2018 12:06

Turkey’s Use of UCAVs Over Syria Detailed

https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news ... a-detailed

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby UlanBatori » 02 May 2018 17:32

I found this very interesting from pics above.
Su-34 armed with a Kh-35U (izdeliye 07) subsonic cruise anti-ship missile at Russia's Khmeimim/Hmeimim airbase in #Syria.


That aircraft has AAMs and an anti-ship cruise missile? Seems "loaded for bear" except that it may be more "loaded for frog". No wonder the French surrendered.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 03 May 2018 02:48

Coming from east by hiding among nato ac is a nice tricky move but unlikely to work too many times now that syrians know the game atleast gbu close range attacks will be risky with radars and sams looking newly east

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 03 May 2018 02:50

Roosis have allegedly interest in setting up a radar cum elint station on palmyra hills thats why they were obsessed with the place

This might be a nice trigger

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Y. Kanan » 03 May 2018 11:40

Austin wrote:lots of planes at Hmeymim air base on 15 Apr 2018: 12 Su-34, 9 Su-24, 3 Su-25, 4 Su-30, 4 Su-35, 2 Il-76, An-26, An-30, 2 A-50, Il-38(?), Il-20/22, An-124 and 2 IRIAF C-130 and 3 SyAAF MiG-29 that were flown to safety from Damascus
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3 more Syrian MiG-29 were parked to the south on the new runway connector. also visible that HESCO-like barriers were set up at the planes parking spots
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more Syrian Air Force jets brought to safety: 4 Su-24 parked at the southern end of the western runway...


They all look so terribly vulnerable. The US or Israel could wipe out that concentration of Russian air power so easily... the only thing stopping them is the fear of Russian nuclear retaliation. And the Russians are losing even that small advantage, with increasingly large and brazen attacks coming from the US and Isreal, with France and Britain now joining in as well. And of course there is still Turkey. Things are not looking good for Russia at this point. It has been demonstrated that not only will Russia let their allies be bombed, but they will even allow their own soldiers to be openly attacked and killed by US forces, something unprecedented that did not happen even during the Cold War. If the other side believes Russia won't go nuclear over Syria, they will keep pushing and ultimately get their war. At that point Russia loses, period. And badly. It's silly for the Russophiles here to even debate that, and deep down you all know it. Their tech just isn't that good and even if it were, they are vastly outnumbered.

The way things are going, Russia's only real hope is convincing the US public that war with Russia means nuclear annihilation at home. The public has to believe nuclear war is a real danger, that they and their families could perish or see their entire way of life destroyed. The Russians have to make Americans believe that, because trying to win over the Americans' hearts and minds has failed. There have been only a few voices crying out against the globalist\warmonger crowd, and none of them has gained any traction beyond the fringes of American politics. The globalists control the entire US (and western) mainstream media and have successfully downplayed the risk to the American public, to the point where most Americans would let this war happen without even realizing what they're getting into.

IMO the Russians should be trying to convince the American public just how crazy they are, even if its an exaggeration. Put the nuclear forces on standby, give all the appearances of being ready to launch at a moment's notice. Do it in a very public fashion. The only thing that will stop the Western coalition and their Saudi\Jew allies, will be public outcry. If the US public demands an end to this intervention, the Israeli public will follow, and of course at that point Saudi bloc and Turkey would fall in line as well. As for the British and French public, they're already quite wary of this adventure; they don't want a war and if their leaders see America waiver, they'll stand down immediately.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 03 May 2018 11:50

well posturing will hardly help...problem is russia and iran have different agendas in syria. russias couldnt care less for the palestinian/lebanese cause which iran is into via hezbollah. they seem willing to let iran take a hit while protecting syrian govt assets to some extent. as the "dada thakur" of the shias , the iranians cannot disengage now they will lose face and street cred. their C130 still supplies fuah and kafraya by air.

there were reports on high level disagreements iran vs russia because iranians dont like the russis playing top dog in syria.

if they really wanted to help, they could equip the syrians with a higher quality and range radar and SAM system

or "judgement day option" , unload a neutron bomb or low yield device onto the ISIS reservation in some bleak patch of eastern syria like near humaymah north of T2 where apparently 1000s of isis fighters still lurk and wage hit and run attacks ? :shock: very unlikely imo unless nato launches a direct attack on russian assets which they carefully avoid.

israel is hoping the iranians launch an attack from syria on israel which will give nato+idf the perfect excuse to hammer them there, plus tear up the iran nuclear deal and impose sanctions on iran at the minimum. this is the same way pakistan keeps taunting india with terror strikes while india has to bear with it and continue on its long range targets of developing overwhelming domestically led military and economic superiority ... likewise the 'axis of resistance' as the shia kabila calls themselves is methodically winning the ground war and uprooting and deporting proxies one by one.

so it seems israel has out of choice become the "pakistan of the levant" :rotfl: not exactly a honorific one desires but hard times make for hard choices.


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