Russia’s Air Support ‘Determining Factor’ in Aleppo Victory

Russia’s aerial support has been instrumental in pushing numerous radical groups out of Aleppo, one of the largest cities in Syria, Paulo Wrobel, professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, told Sputnik, saying that the victory would not have been possible without Moscow’s military engagement in the war-torn Arab country. “Russian airstrikes … Read more Russia’s Air Support ‘Determining Factor’ in Aleppo Victory

Russia used Syria as live-fire training – US general

The US army’s commander in Europe has accused Russia of using its military campaign in Syria as a “live-fire training opportunity”. Lt Gen Ben Hodges said Russia’s “disregard for civilian casualties… is not the conduct of a nation that wants to be treated like a superpower”. Russia’s defence minister said on Thursday that its air … Read more Russia used Syria as live-fire training – US general

US military Commander cautions Russia and Syria: “We will defend ourselves”

U.S Special Forces in Syria

A top US military commander has warned the forces of President Bashar al-Assad “we will defend ourselves” after Syrian planes and artillery launched operations in an area where American special forces are located. The US dispatched a small number of special forces troops to northern Syria to assist Kurdish Pershmerga and support Syrian rebel groups seeking … Read more US military Commander cautions Russia and Syria: “We will defend ourselves”

Indian Air Force was minutes away from attacking Pakistan Airbase during Kargil War

Kargil War IAF

  In the early hours of June 13, 1999, at the height of the Kargil War, Indian Air Force fighter pilots were minutes away from launching a full-fledged air attack deep inside Pakistan. Targets had been assigned, route maps finalized; Pistols to be carried by pilots had been loaded with ammunition and Pakistani currency collected, … Read more Indian Air Force was minutes away from attacking Pakistan Airbase during Kargil War

Russia using Cluster Bombs in Syria says Report

After a breakdown of the recent cease-fire in Syria, Russian and Syrian air forces have resumed a bombing campaign that has extensively used cluster munitions, killing and maiming dozens of civilians, a leading human rights group said in a report released Thursday. The report by the New York-based Human Rights Watch documented 47 different cluster munition attacks across three … Read more Russia using Cluster Bombs in Syria says Report