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9 November, 2015 Update: Russia To Sell SAMs To Iran

With international sanctions on Iran now lifted, it was a matter of time before Russia and Iran came to terms on a new contract for SA-10 (S-300) surface to air missiles. 288 more words


Malaysian flight MH17 was shot down – but will we ever know the truth?

 Recovered cockpit

Last summer, fifteen months ago, in 2014 a civilian airliner (Malaysian flight MH17) was blasted out of the skies over eastern Ukraine by a Russian BUK launched surface-to-air missile with the loss of all 293 lives (mostly Dutch), some of who probably knew their deadly fate for more than a minute. 318 more words

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Putin: Russia Will Oppose International Tribunal for MH17

The Associated Press

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has indicated that Moscow will veto a U.N. Security Council resolution to set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago. 154 more words

A first for drones, Russia's military to live stream live fire tests of S-300 missiles.

Russia’s Eastern Military District plans to use Zastava unmanned aerial vehicles to live-stream large-scale live fire military drills involving S-300 missile systems set to take place in the Republic of Buryatia in southern Siberia. 601 more words


Assessing the SAM threat


SAMs are the new boogeyman of the USAF, one which they are also using in their political games. They want the F-35 because, they say, legacy aircraft are “unsurvivable”. 2,479 more words

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MH17 might have been shot down from air – chief Dutch investigator

The chief Dutch prosecutor investigating the MH17 downing in eastern Ukraine does not exclude the possibility that the aircraft might have been shot down from air, Der Spiegel reported. 747 more words