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Surface-To-Air Missile Fired At IAF Over Gaza
Jerusalem Post ^
| 16 Oct 2012
| Yaakov Lappin
Posted on 10/16/2012 7:09:47 PM PDT by edpc
The IDF has refused to officially comment on reports that Palestinian terrorists fired a shoulder-launched surface-to-air missile at an IAF helicopter over Gaza last week.
According to the report, which appeared in Yediot Aharonot on Tuesday, the missile identified as the low-altitude Strela SA-7 missed its target. It was the first known attempt to bring down an IAF craft using advanced missiles in Gaza.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gaza; israel; manpad; middleeast
Israeli security officials believe some of the weapons are being smuggled in to the region from Libya. Last year, ABC News reported on White House assessments that some 20,000 heat-seeking surface-to-air missiles were unaccounted for in Libya.
This is one among the many reasons Israel cannot trust The Regime to protect their national security interests.
posted on 10/16/2012 7:09:47 PM PDT
posted on 10/16/2012 7:23:38 PM PDT
("Why not eliminate the middle man and have whoever feeds Obama his lines debate Romney directly?")
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posted on 10/16/2012 7:53:19 PM PDT
First generation of SA-7 entered Soviet service in 1968.
Could they tell what year the make on it was?
Cuz’ otherwise it might not be an “advanced missile”
posted on 10/16/2012 8:08:47 PM PDT
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posted on 10/17/2012 5:31:51 AM PDT
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posted on 10/18/2012 5:25:27 PM PDT
SA-7’s, around since the 1960’s, have few or no known kills even though they have been manufactured, sold, and fired in vast numbers.
... “advanced” they ain’t...
posted on 10/18/2012 5:28:12 PM PDT
(Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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