Military choppers land for first time at strategic Tabaqa Airport
[ALMASDARNEWS] On Tuesday, a source from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) told al-Masdar News that the Russian military had begun deploying its aircraft to the Tabaqa Airport in the al-Raqqa Governorate.

According to the military source, the Russian Air Force was deploying its helicopters to the Tabaqa Airport as part of their northern expansion in the al-Raqqa Governorate.

Furthermore, the source said that the Russian military would be taking over the Tabaqa Airport following the reconstruction of the airfields and barracks that were destroyed during the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
’s (ISIS
...embracing their inner Islamic Brute...
/ISIS/IS/ISIS) reign over this area in al-Raqqa.

As shown in the video below, military aircraft have already begun landing at the Tabaqa Airport, while reinforcements from both the Russian and Syrian armed forces pour into the area from the neighboring Homs and Aleppo governorates.
Posted by: Fred 2019-10-24