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Syrian/Iraq air war and conflict

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Re: Syrian/Iraq air war and conflict

Post by 22A » Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:07 pm

Will we ever know the full truth? One channel is announcing the F16 was hit over Damascus, but it crashed in Northern Israel and the pilot was severely injured.

If the pilot was injured and still nursed a stricken a/c back home, he'll presumably receive a significant decoration?

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Re: Syrian/Iraq air war and conflict

Post by bizfreeq » Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:47 pm

He was injured during the ejection according to a BBC report
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Re: Syrian/Iraq air war and conflict

Post by T_J » Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:38 pm

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Post by T_J » Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:10 pm

Only two PAK-FA were deployed. The Russian Defence Minister has announced that the two Su-57/PAK-FAs deployed to Syria have now returned to Russia.
"MOSCOW, March 1. /TASS/. Two Sukhoi Su-57 stealth fighter jets have successfully completed a two-day program of tests in Syria, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told reporters on Thursday.

"Indeed, they were there for a while. Two days. During that time, they completed a program of trials, including combat ones," Shoigu said. "I can say that the trials were success and the planes returned home a week ago."
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Re: Syrian/Iraq air war and conflict

Post by MRTT » Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:41 pm

Large escalation in the region over the past couple of days, not entirely sure whether it's something to worry about.
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Re: Syrian/Iraq air war and conflict

Post by Supra » Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:12 am

Not really! One could easily worry oneself to death?
WW-3 or a Heart Attack = the same outcome.
Just don't waste your time decorating the house for a while, just in case? ;)

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Post by jem60 » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:37 am

Agree with Supra. There is absolutely no point in worrying about things in this life that you can do nothing about. [just decorated the house!!]. :S

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Post by Reach1985 » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:04 am

I'd say decorating was an excellent way to sooth any anxieties about WW-3! :-)

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Post by Blackcat1 » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:42 am

We just decorated the house too!! ;-)
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Post by BOLLO » Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:49 am

The US UK and France hit targets over night in Syria.
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Post by C24 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:09 am

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Post by Blackcat1 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:16 am

And what do we send? The good old Tornado :-)
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Post by reheat module » Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:50 am

Blackcat1 wrote:And what do we send? The good old Tornado :-)
Quality product, - let's have some of those...
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Re: Syrian/Iraq air war and conflict

Post by Richard B » Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:27 am

A great raid from the Tornados, well done.

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Post by gavin.biggs » Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:33 am

Blackcat1 wrote:And what do we send? The good old Tornado :-)
Does anyone have any info as to what squadron this was?

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Re: Syrian/Iraq air war and conflict

Post by Bradsim » Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:01 am

Presumably just from the aircraft at Akrotiri, which is a mixed pool of airframes.

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Post by baz1 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:08 am

reheat module wrote:
Blackcat1 wrote:And what do we send? The good old Tornado :-)
Quality product, - let's have some of those...
the right Aircraft for the job tried and tested more than once :thumbs:

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Re: Syrian/Iraq air war and conflict

Post by TankBuster » Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:28 am

Thank God the Tonkas all returned safely, that's the main thing. Hopefully the message they delivered will be understood!

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Re: Syrian/Iraq air war and conflict

Post by Snoop 95 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:47 am

From telepics the FAF used Rafales, but from where? Is one of their aircraft carriers in the Med?

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Re: Syrian/Iraq air war and conflict

Post by MRTT » Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:49 am

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