Posts Tagged ‘Missles’

CounterPsyOps

The events around Syria dramatically increase the danger of an attack against Iran and force it to strengthen its security. Such was Russian experts’ comment on Tehran’s announcement about the beginning of the construction of a large missile defence base in the south of the country.

Iran is suffering from acute budget deficit due to the oil embargo. Nevertheless, it is allocating $300mln to build this facility, which is a huge sum in its current situation. Earlier, though, one of Iran’s high military officials declared that the existing facilities and missile defence systems of the country were completely prepared to repel any attacks from the air.

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CounterPsyOps

The Mirror is reporting that Central Intelligence Agency spies have smuggled up to 14 Stinger missiles into Syria to aid in the rebellion against the government (see article: CIA spies ‘smuggle 14 Stinger missiles into Syria so rebels can take out regime warplanes).

The FIM-92 Stinger is a personal portable infrared homing surface-to-air missile (SAM), which can be adapted to fire from ground vehicles and helicopters (as an AAM), developed in the United States and entered into service in 1981.

Used by the militaries of the US and by 29 other countries, the basic Stinger missile has to date been used in several dozen attacks against civilian aircraft.

According to some reports over 20,000 Stinger Missiles “disappeared” in Libya and nobody knows where the missiles went or who has them

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