Israel hit SA-17 missiles shipment
| Good. Especially because last night USN, Ret. reported there was no seismic activity in the Fordo[w] nuclear facility on the day of the purported explosion closer than several hundred miles to the southeast. |
[YNETNEWS] Israel conducted an
| It is a complete coincidence of course that the Israelis whacked the Syrians a couple days after moving two Iron Dome units to the north of the country.|Arclight airstrike inside Syria overnight near the border with Leb, hitting a convoy of trucks, US and regional officials said Wednesday.
The regional officials said Israel had been planning in the days leading up to the
Arclight airstrike to hit a shipment of weapons bound for Hezbollah in Leb. They said the shipment included sophisticated, Russian-made SA-17 anti-aircraft missiles, which would be strategically "game-changing" in the hands of Hezbollah.
A US official said the strike hit a convoy of trucks.
SA-17 missiles are self-propelled
and have the capacity to hit jets at a low altitude. The system's portability makes it harder to trace and enables it to surprise jets within its range. These attributes could jeopardize IAF jets should they operate against Hezbollah in Leb.
| ...most missiles are, you know, especially after you light them off...|
Posted by: Fred 2013-01-31