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Ukrainian APS to Protect Turkish Tanks in Syria

Facing serious threats to their armored forces operating in Syria, the Turkish Army turned to Ukraine to counter the Kurd missile attacks on their tanks. The system presented by the Turks as ‘Akkor Pulat’ is actually the light version of the Ukrainian Zaslon that has recently completed its initial tests in Ukraine and now enters an accelerated test series in Turkey. Designed with simplicity and relatively simple integration, the system is expected to be fitted soon to all types of Turkish main battle tanks currently operating in Syria.

Russian Forces in Syria Repelled Massive Drone Attack on Hmeimim and Tartus

January 8, 2018 by · Comment
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Syrian militants began using drones in Syria; following repeated attacks against Russian ground forces operating in the country, Russian and Syrian forces repelled a massive drone attack on Saturday night, downing or capturing 13 improvised, armed drones. The rapid growth in the use of drones and number of simultaneous missions used on each strike indicate the level of maturity and know-how acquired by the perpetrators, although the identity of faction using those drones has yet to be disclosed.

New Evidence of Russian Iskander M Missile Deployment in Syria

January 6, 2017 by · Comment
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Satellite imagery analysis by Imagesat International (ISI) intelligence experts revealed deployment of Iskandar (SS-26 “Stone”) advanced missile system vehicles as part of the Russian deployment. Iskander units were first spotted at Hmeimim airbase in Latakia, Syria in March 2016.
              

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Guided Missile Attack in Syria Delivers a Clear Message

December 8, 2016 by · Comment
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Fired from a range of 150 km, IMI Systems' 306mm Extra rocket can hit within less than 10 meters of a target. Photo: IMI Systems.Syria claimed yesterday that two surface-to-surface missiles launched from Israel struck the military airbase of Al Mezzeh, in a suburb of the capital Damascus, about 56 km from the Golan border. While Israel did not respond to this allegation, the Syrian claim may indicate Israel is maintaining a new precision strike capability, by tactical surface launched rockets, extending its deterrence capability throughout the region – both against adversaries in the close range, as well as the long range.
              

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Weaponized Mini-Drones Entering the Fight

October 12, 2016 by · Comment
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Iraqi Sgt. Hussain Musa Kathum displays an ISIS drone he shot down in Anbar province.
Photo Credit: Iraqi ministry of defenceRecent reports from Iraq and Syria indicate that Jihadis are increasing the use of drone attacks after exploring the use of drone weapons for several years. A recent attack employed a small surveillance drone, rigged with a bomb to become a booby trap. The attack killed two Kurdish fighters and badly wounded two French special forces.
              

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Russian Su-24 ‘Fencer’ Shot Down Over Syrian-Turkish Border

November 24, 2015 by · Comment
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su24_down1021A Russian Su-24 strike aircraft was shot down today by Turkish Air Force F-16s. The Turks claim the Russian plane was intercepted on the Turkish side of the Turkish-Syrian border.
              

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Kurds declare victory but US remain cautious as ISIS ousted from Kobani

January 27, 2015 by · Comment
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Jordanian F-16 crash in Raqqa, Pilot captured by ISIS

December 25, 2014 by · Comment
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Turkey and the Kurds – Practical coexistence with Turkey

December 8, 2014 by · Comment
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News analysis – ISIS and the Kurds – Changing winds in Mid-Eastern power play

December 7, 2014 by · Comment
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News Analysis: Fighting ISIS trigger new hope for Kurdish independence

December 6, 2014 by · Comment
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Cyber Intelligence Report – December 1, 2014

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US lead coalition target ISIL power centers in Syria

September 22, 2014 by · Comment
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Syrian Jihadists turn against peacekeepers on the Golan

August 31, 2014 by · Comment
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Israel shoot down a Syrian drone over the Golan heights

August 31, 2014 by · Comment
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Global Hotspots Report – 8/2014

August 9, 2014 by · Comment
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Cyber Intelligence Report – July 1, 2014

June 30, 2014 by · Comment
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Cyber Intelligence Report – June 1, 2014

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Cyber Intelligence Report – May 1, 2014

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Jordanian Fighter Jets Attack Repel Terror Raid from Syria, Iraq?

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Cyber Intelligence Report – April 15, 2014

April 15, 2014 by · Comment
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Israel Sizes a Gaza-Bound Shipload of M-302 Heavy Rockets

March 5, 2014 by · Comment
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What hides behind the mission of the Nikolai Filchenkov

September 7, 2013 by · Comment
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A United States Attack on Syria and its Implications for Israel

September 1, 2013 by · Comment
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Chemical Weapons Attack in Damascus – US Government Assessment

August 30, 2013 by · Comment
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