More Russian S-300 Anti-aircraft Missile Defense Systems Moving into Syria

After being thoroughly embarrassed that a Russian-made S-200 anti-aircraft missile, fired by Syrian troops, shot down a Russian reconnaissance plane following Israel's airstrike on an Iranian position in Syria, Russia is now transferring S-300 systems to their Khmeimim airbase in Syria. In addition, it is reported that 7 other Russian transport planes, thought to carry …

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Understanding the Impact of Last Weekend’s Iranian Drone Incident

As you know, an Iranian drone penetrated Israeli airspace last weekend and was downed by an Israeli Apache helicopter.  Israel then retaliated by attacking the launch site, but in doing so, incurred a downed F-16 fighter jet.  The aircraft crashed in the Galilee area, but thankfully the pilots ejected and are going to be okay. …

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IDF Responses following Saturday’s Confrontation with Iran

As you know, Iran sent a drone into Israeli territory on Saturday, which was shot down by an Israeli Apache helicopter.  The IDF retaliated by taking out the launch site and destroying key facilities on the Iranian airbase in Syria.  Unfortunately, amidst those attacks, an anti-aircraft missile hit an Israeli F-16 fighter jet, causing the …

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BREAKING: Israeli F-16 Shot Down

Early this morning (Israel time) an Iranian drone was discovered crossing into Israel from Syria.  An Israeli Apache helicopter shot down the low-flying drone and the IDF immediately retaliated by striking Iranian targets in Syria. In the midst of the action, an Israeli F-16 was hit by anti-aircraft fire in Syria and turned back toward …

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