Tag Archives: Syria

USAF Shoots Iranian-Made Drone Out of the Sky

A US Air Force F-15E fighter jet shot down an Iranian-made Shahed 129 drone belonging to pro-Syrian regime forces near At Tanf, Syria Monday, two US officials confirmed to CNN. The drone “displayed hostile intent,”was “assessed to be a threat,” and shot down, according to an official. This comes just …

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Iran: We Hit Targets in Syria with Long-Range Ballistic Missiles

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said Monday that they hit targets inside Syria, an action that would confirm they’ve extended the range of their solid-fuel missiles. Iran claimed the missiles, which flew approximately 400 miles and hit terrorist headquarters and depots in Syria’s Dayr al-Zawr province, were in response …

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Armed Russian Jet Buzzes Within 5 Ft. of USAF Recon Aircraft

A Russian Su-27 jet with air-to-air missiles under its wings was “provocative” and flew “erratically,” approaching “rapidly” within five feet of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 recon jet “rapidly,” officials told Fox News. “The incident comes one day after the Russian Defense Ministry said it would treat any U.S. jet …

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Billions in Defense Spending to be Withheld Until Trump Submits ISIS Strategy

Of the $15 billion in supplemental wartime spending in the 2017 federal spending bill, $2.5 billion will be withheld until 15 days after the president provides Congress with a strategy to defeat the Islamic State (ISIS). The defense secretary and secretary of state will also be required to update the Armed …

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Parsons to Extend Border Surveillance Services in Lebanon Under DTRA Task Order; Carey Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 6, 2017 — Parsons will extend its surveillance services in Lebanon to help deter, detect and prohibit weapons of mass destruction at the border with Syria under a task order from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will provide new equipment and related …

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Vencore, Partners Use Activity-Based Intelligence Method for R&D Project; Mac Curtis Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 20, 2016 — Vencore and its partners have utilized its Activity-Based Intelligence technique to process and analyze open source data on activities in Syria as part of an internal research and development project, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it worked with Recorded Future, Praescient Analytics, East View Geospatial and Continental …

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