|Submited on :||Thu, 12th of Jul 2018 - 01:07:08 AM|
|Post ID :||8y1elf|
|Post Name :||t3_8y1elf|
|Post Type :||link|
|Subreddit Type :||public|
|Subreddit ID :||t5_2x5s1|
The Nonexistent Intra-Shia War in Iraq
US, Turkey to soon begin joint patrols in north Syria
5 minutes of the Eliot Higgins vs. Ted Postol debate. They came to verbal blows over what the forensic evidence shows about whether or not Sarin was used in an attack in the Khan Sheikhoun, Syria attack in April 2017. The conference organiser said the full video will be available online in November.
Free Idlib Police Weekly Magazine Issue 1
Can they really not use AAA or something? Or at least something smaller than a Patriot? I mean they are shooting at most likely a modified civilian drone.
The debris looks more substantial than a civilian drone
Does the SAA even have proper military drones? It could be Iranian i guess but so far all reports explicitly say Syrian drone.
i thought the patriot was.... not that great at air defence. comparatively to other air defence systems.
i would hope a 2 million dollar missile could take out a 2 thousand dollar drone
That's not how it works. Different AD systems are built for different targets. Intercepting a large object at very long range and high speed is very different from being able to target small and slow objects.
But thats exactly how it worked. 2 mill vs 2k
On 17 July 2016 two Israeli Patriot missiles missed an incoming drone launched from Syria. Israeli Air Defence Command fired two Patriot missiles, but did not manage to destroy the target.
just an example on the questionable reliability of the system.