Archived posts with tag ‘air war’

19.10.12
Danger Room: Danish Architect Maps Every Plane, Helo Shot Down by Syrian Rebels

In July, the embattled regime of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad unleashed its jet fighters against the growing rebel forces of the Free Syrian Army, marking a major escalation of the bloody civil war. The rebels responded. With guns and, allegedly, Stinger shoulder-fired missiles acquired from the CIA, they sent some of Assad’s roughly 460 planes and copters tumbling in flames to the ground.

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