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Russian military helicopter crashes in Syria

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Multiple news outlets reported that a Russian military helicopter crashed in northeast Syria. Syrian media on Feb. 28, reported that a Russian helicopter crashed in the countryside of the town of Tel Tamr, north of Syria’s Hasakah, two kilometers from the former dairy farm that Russian forces use as their base. Also stated that one […]

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Syrian rebels claims shooting down of Russian drone over Zawiya Mountain

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The Turkey-backed rebels unit, known as the Al-Fatah al-Mubin, says it has shot down a Russian Orlan-10 unmanned aircraft over the strategic Zawiya Mountain, in the Jabal al-Zawiya region of Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib. In a statement released on social media, the Al-Fatah al-Mubin group claimed it had shot down the Orlan-10 medium-range, multipurpose […]

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Wreckage of Russia’s new missile was found in Syria

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Images have started to show up on social media showing the wreckage of a Russian modern guided missile system that was found in Syria. Pictures have emerged on social media of the 9M133FM-3 Kornet long-range missile wreckage found in Al Ghab valley, Syria on last week. The 9M133FM-3 is a man-portable anti-tank guided missile with […]

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Russian Navy deploys stealth patrol vessel to Syria

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The Russian Navy had deployed its latest patrol vessel Dmitry Rogachev to the naval base at Tartus on the north Syrian coast. The Project 22160 patrol ship Dmitry Rogachev was filmed heading cruising down the Bosphorus. The video was posted on social media by Bosphorus-based naval observer Cavit Ege Tulça. The Russian Black Sea Fleet […]

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U.S. Marines conducts a detailed examination of Russian-made anti-tank missiles captured in Syria

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The U.S. Marine Corps has reported that its Specialists conducted a detailed examination of Russian-made AT-4B Spigot anti-tank missile systems, which were recently obtained by partner forces in southern Syria. The United States Central Command has announced that Specialists with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command, conducted a detailed […]

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U.S. Bradleys fighting vehicle reduces tensions with Russia in northeast Syria

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U.S. Army M2 Bradley infantry fighting vehicle deployment to northeast Syria has helped to lower tensions and prevent new conflicts in the region. The U.S. military has sent M2A2 Bradley fighting vehicles to eastern Syria in September to help protect the hundreds of American troops stationed there following series of tense encounters with Russian forces. […]

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U.S. troops protect oil fields in Northeast Syria

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U.S. Forces in northeastern Syria continue to secure oil fields not only from the self-declared Islamic State of Iraq and Syria but also from the Syrian government and Russian forces. Currently, U.S. Soldiers with M2 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles continue to perform important tasks of defense duties at oil fields. The soldiers are in Syria […]

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Pentagon deploys fighting vehicles to Syria after incident with Russian troops

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The U.S. Department of Defense is deploying a small number of U.S. troops with M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles to North-East Syria, according to U.S. Central Command. U.S. Army Soldiers and M2A2 Bradley fighting vehicles have arrived in northeastern Syria Sep 18, 2020. The Army sent six Bradley vehicles, around 100 troops to North-East Syria to give […]

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Russian BTR-82A rams U.S. armoured vehicle in Syria

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Russian BTR-82A wheeled armoured personnel carrier has rammed U.S. MaxxPro Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle driven by Green Berets during patrolling in northeastern Syria. In a video shared on social media on 26 August, Russian military vehicles are seen nudging and harassment U.S. armoured vehicles that were trying to overtake them. The incident in question […]

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Reports: U.S. MQ-9 military drone shot down over Syria

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On Aug. 18, an unmanned U.S. observation aircraft was shot down over Northern Syria, according to local media reports. A MQ-9 Reaper, a $15 million unmanned aerial combat vehicle, has been shot down over the opposition-held province of Idlib, north-western Syria. Initially, the militants passed it off as a downed Russian Orlan-10 drone, but the photo showed […]

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