Israel’s F-15 fighter jets carried out strikes a Syrian military base near Hama on Sunday destroying a shipment of anti-aircraft missiles stored by Iran in the facility, NBC news reports.
Citing unnamed American sources, the report said Iran has delivered weapons to the military base, including surface-to-air missiles, adding that Iran in the past two weeks has increased cargo flights to Syria with weapons shipments, which includes small arms and anti-aircraft missiles. The report says two U.S. officials believe that the shipments are intended for Iranian ground forces that would attack Israel.
An official from a regional alliance including Iran, Hezbollah and Syria, said Monday that the strikes killed 16 people, among them 11 Iranians, according to a New York Times report on Monday. The report said the bombardment also destroyed 200 missiles.
The Syrian army said early on Monday that "enemy" rockets struck military bases belonging to Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime. According to several outlets, the strikes targeted the 47th Brigade base in the southern Hama district, a military facility in northwestern Hama and a facility north of the Aleppo International Airport.
A British publication revealed in a report on Wednesday that the UK troops have been using the most-controversial thermobaric weapons or also known as ‘vacuum weapons, in its Syrian operations. The UK defense ministry accidentally revealed the details in a Freedom of Information (FoI) response to
Syrian air defence missiles downed an Israeli F-16 warplane attacking a military base near Damascus today, Syrian media reported the incident which was later confirmed by the Israeli army. Todays incident was the first time that Israel lost an aircraft in a combat situation since 2006 when an Israeli Yasour (Sikorsky CH-53) helicopter was shot down over Lebanon, Jerusalem post reported
The Israeli Defense Force has reportedly intercepted an unmanned aerial vehicle that attempted to infiltrate Israeli airspace in the Golan Heights. “Moments ago, the IDF used a Patriot Missile to intercept a UAV that attempted to infiltrate Israeli airspace in the Golan Heights,” the IDF spokesperson tweeted about the incident on the microblogging website
The Israel Air Force destroyed a Syrian anti-aircraft SA-5 battery, located 50 km east of Damascus in retaliation to an attack on IAF planes by a surface-to-air missile Monday morning. "Whoever strikes at us, we strike at them
Iran and Syria have signed an agreement on defense and technical cooperation during a visit by Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami to Damascus. At Damascus request, Tehran has been providing military advisory support to the Syrian military fighting foreign-backed terrorism and militancy since 2011
Iran unveiled a new short-range ballistic missile on Monday, a few days after test firing a variant of the missile over the Strait of Hormuz. According to Tasnim news agency, the new generation of homegrown “Fateh” (Conqueror) ballistic missile can evade radars and hit targets with pinpoint accuracy, which has been fully designed by the local experts and successfully test-fired
The Iranian Defense Ministry has launched a production line for its Fakour-90 radar based medium range missile. "The missile had been developed based on operational needs and in cooperation with the Army, Air Force of Iran," the State-run IRINN TV reported quoting Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami who visited the official ceremony on Monday
A training jet of Irans Air Force crashed in the southeastern region of Iran, injuring two on Wednesday, local media reports. The Air Force said in a statement that an F-4 training jet has crashed near the city of Sarbaz, around 300 km south of provincial capital Zahedan during a training mission
Israel has used 28 planes mostly F-15 and F-16 fighters and fired 70 air-launched and tactical missiles in the last night air raid on Iranian military installations in Syria. The Syrian defense forces have shot down more than half of these missiles, Russian defense ministry said in a statement
The Israeli defense forces (IDF) have struck dozens of Iranian military infrastructure in Syria in response to a barrage of 20 rockets that were fired from Syria at Israeli military outposes. “The IDF has struck dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria in response to the Iranian rocket attack against Israel
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