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To: Diogenesis

I call BS

Unless Russian passenger aircraft routinely carry missile detection systems.


2 posted on 04/29/2013 11:19:21 AM PDT by NY.SS-Bar9 (Those that vote for a living outnumber those that work for one.)
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To: NY.SS-Bar9

I am highly skeptical of anything coming out of DEBKA, but it’s my understanding that missle targetting detection equipment is more or less standard equipment now on civilian jumbo jets.


4 posted on 04/29/2013 11:29:41 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: NY.SS-Bar9
Unless Russian passenger aircraft routinely carry missile detection systems.

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Pretty safe bet = yes they do...

But if the Syrians can't lock & hit this russki pax transport...

I doubt any modern carrier-based assets will have any trouble gaining air dominance--real quick and in a hurry.

5 posted on 04/29/2013 11:38:28 AM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: NY.SS-Bar9

Would you believe a second source?

http://rt.com/news/rockets-russian-plane-syria-575/


7 posted on 04/29/2013 12:38:03 PM PDT by Tomhorn (Wake up and smell the coffee)
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