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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP17 Jun 2017 9:08 p.m. PST

… Forces In Syria.

"Islamic State drones are attacking U.S. Special Operations forces located around the group's de-facto capital of Raqqa in Syria, U.S. officials and Syrian fighters said, sometimes disrupting the ability of American troops to call in airstrikes.

The Pentagon, in response, is looking to send additional anti-drone equipment and troops into Syria, according to one official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss planning.

Unlike in Mosul, where U.S. forces have deployed an array of drone-stopping systems, U.S. troops on the ground in Raqqa are operating with fewer resources and have a limited ability to defend against the small, hard-to-spot aircraft, the official said. The off-the-shelf drones, sometimes used in swarms by the extremist group, are often rigged to drop small 40mm grenade-sized munitions with a relatively high degree of accuracy…"
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ITALWARS Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member19 Jun 2017 12:03 p.m. PST

Are they able to that..?.i will be amazed if they even succeed in constructing an airfix 1:72 plane

Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member19 Jun 2017 11:14 p.m. PST

It's the Filipino cargo ships that people need to worry about.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 Jun 2017 11:29 a.m. PST



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