Syria's Modest Air Defenses Shot Down 70% of Attacking Missiles

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Re: Syria's Modest Air Defenses Shot Down 70% of Attacking Missiles

Post by Sertorio » Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:02 pm

Doc wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:55 am
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:28 am

Making accusations without any evidence is indeed America's number one sport...
Apparently Europeans' number one sport as well. Imagine they even claim that Russian invaded Crimea
Russia did not invade Crimea. Russia accepted Crimea's request to rejoin Russia, a request supported by a referendum in which more than 90% of the voters voted "yes"... Why is it so difficult to accept the people's verdict?... Is democracy such an abhorrent thing?...

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Re: Syria's Modest Air Defenses Shot Down 70% of Attacking Missiles

Post by Doc » Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:26 pm

Sertorio wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:02 pm
Doc wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:55 am
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:28 am

Making accusations without any evidence is indeed America's number one sport...
Apparently Europeans' number one sport as well. Imagine they even claim that Russian invaded Crimea
Russia did not invade Crimea. Russia accepted Crimea's request to rejoin Russia, a request supported by a referendum in which more than 90% of the voters voted "yes"... Why is it so difficult to accept the people's verdict?... Is democracy such an abhorrent thing?...
Yeah right the little green men were out of the animated movie of the same name. :D
“The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it.” … George Orwell

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Re: Syria's Modest Air Defenses Shot Down 70% of Attacking Missiles

Post by Sertorio » Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:18 pm

Doc wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:26 pm
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:02 pm
Doc wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:55 am
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:28 am

Making accusations without any evidence is indeed America's number one sport...
Apparently Europeans' number one sport as well. Imagine they even claim that Russian invaded Crimea
Russia did not invade Crimea. Russia accepted Crimea's request to rejoin Russia, a request supported by a referendum in which more than 90% of the voters voted "yes"... Why is it so difficult to accept the people's verdict?... Is democracy such an abhorrent thing?...
Yeah right the little green men were out of the animated movie of the same name. :D
The "little green men" were there to prevent any military action by the Ukraine, and had no role in the referendum which decided the reunification with Russia. Just like the US armed forces in Iraq did not interfere in the first elections after the fall of Saddam Hussein.

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Re: Syria's Modest Air Defenses Shot Down 70% of Attacking Missiles

Post by Doc » Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:20 pm

Sertorio wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:18 pm
Doc wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:26 pm
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:02 pm
Doc wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:55 am
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:28 am

Making accusations without any evidence is indeed America's number one sport...
Apparently Europeans' number one sport as well. Imagine they even claim that Russian invaded Crimea
Russia did not invade Crimea. Russia accepted Crimea's request to rejoin Russia, a request supported by a referendum in which more than 90% of the voters voted "yes"... Why is it so difficult to accept the people's verdict?... Is democracy such an abhorrent thing?...
Yeah right the little green men were out of the animated movie of the same name. :D
The "little green men" were there to prevent any military action by the Ukraine, and had no role in the referendum which decided the reunification with Russia. Just like the US armed forces in Iraq did not interfere in the first elections after the fall of Saddam Hussein.
ANd like Saddam the Russians got 99% of the vote. :D
“The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it.” … George Orwell

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Re: Syria's Modest Air Defenses Shot Down 70% of Attacking Missiles

Post by Sertorio » Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:18 am

Doc wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:20 pm
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:18 pm
Doc wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:26 pm
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:02 pm
Doc wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:55 am
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:28 am

Making accusations without any evidence is indeed America's number one sport...
Apparently Europeans' number one sport as well. Imagine they even claim that Russian invaded Crimea
Russia did not invade Crimea. Russia accepted Crimea's request to rejoin Russia, a request supported by a referendum in which more than 90% of the voters voted "yes"... Why is it so difficult to accept the people's verdict?... Is democracy such an abhorrent thing?...
Yeah right the little green men were out of the animated movie of the same name. :D
The "little green men" were there to prevent any military action by the Ukraine, and had no role in the referendum which decided the reunification with Russia. Just like the US armed forces in Iraq did not interfere in the first elections after the fall of Saddam Hussein.
ANd like Saddam the Russians got 99% of the vote. :D
Do you have any reasons to doubt that the overwhelming majority of Crimeans wanted the reunification with Russia?...

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Re: Syria's Modest Air Defenses Shot Down 70% of Attacking Missiles

Post by Doc » Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:46 am

Sertorio wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:18 am
Doc wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:20 pm
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:18 pm
Doc wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:26 pm
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:02 pm
Doc wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:55 am


Apparently Europeans' number one sport as well. Imagine they even claim that Russian invaded Crimea
Russia did not invade Crimea. Russia accepted Crimea's request to rejoin Russia, a request supported by a referendum in which more than 90% of the voters voted "yes"... Why is it so difficult to accept the people's verdict?... Is democracy such an abhorrent thing?...
Yeah right the little green men were out of the animated movie of the same name. :D
The "little green men" were there to prevent any military action by the Ukraine, and had no role in the referendum which decided the reunification with Russia. Just like the US armed forces in Iraq did not interfere in the first elections after the fall of Saddam Hussein.
ANd like Saddam the Russians got 99% of the vote. :D
Do you have any reasons to doubt that the overwhelming majority of Crimeans wanted the reunification with Russia?...
Yes Little green men.
“The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it.” … George Orwell

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Re: Syria's Modest Air Defenses Shot Down 70% of Attacking Missiles

Post by Milo » Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:54 pm

Good analysis.


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Re: Syria's Modest Air Defenses Shot Down 70% of Attacking Missiles

Post by cassowary » Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:41 pm

The answer is no. This is Russian disinformation again.

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Re: Syria's Modest Air Defenses Shot Down 70% of Attacking Missiles

Post by Sertorio » Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:40 am

Syrian Army hands over two intact US cruise missiles that failed to detonate to Russian military
By Andrew Illingworth - 19/04/20186
https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/sy ... y-reports/

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:05 A.M.) – According to the TASS news agency claiming to cite a source in the Syrian Ministry of Defense, the Syrian Army has handed over two intact US cruise missiles to the Russian military.

The cruise missiles in question had been used to attack Syria during a US-led strike operation against Syrian military targets on April 14, however, failed to detonate for unknown reasons.

The captured missiles were reportedly delivered to Russian military forces in Syria on April 17 and have since been transferred to Russia via plane as of April 18. TASS says that the Russian Ministry of Defence has not commented as of this time.

The failure of the missiles to detonate can likely be put down to one of two things; first, general operational failure or, second, failure due to jamming by electronic warfare systems.
Well, that accounts for two of the 71.

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We'll see those pictures

Post by Alexis » Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:06 am

Sertorio wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:40 am
According to the TASS news agency claiming to cite a source in the Syrian Ministry of Defense, the Syrian Army has handed over two intact US cruise missiles to the Russian military.

(...) TASS says that the Russian Ministry of Defence has not commented as of this time.
Well, that accounts for two of the 71.
If true.

Now if it's true, photo evidence will soon emerge, because the propaganda value of proving even 2 missiles of the 100+ volley were duds or were jammed would be large.

We'll see those pictures. :)

... or not.

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