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Assad Sends Message: Army Test-Fires Scud Missile
YNet ^ | 4 Dec 2011 | Roee Nahmias

Posted on 12/05/2011 2:38:09 AM PST by edpc

The Syrian Arab News Agency reported Sunday that the Syrian army has staged a live-fire drill in the eastern part of the country "under war-like circumstances with the aim of testing the missile weaponry in confronting any attack."

According to the report, during the drill the army fired at least one Scud-B missile, which has a range of about 300 kilometers (roughly 190 miles), in the direction of the border with Iraq. It was further reported that 300 and 600-millimeter surface-to-surface missiles were also test fired. The missiles have a range of 150 (93 miles) and 200 kilometers (124 miles), respectively.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: assad; middleeast; scud; syria
A literal blast from the past.
1 posted on 12/05/2011 2:38:10 AM PST by edpc
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I would think he would want to hang on to those. He is going to need them.


2 posted on 12/05/2011 5:23:45 AM PST by Vermont Lt (I just don't like anything about the President. And I don't think he's a nice guy.)
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