Tuesday, March 5, 2024

ISIS shows the use of MANPADS in targeting airplanes in Fallujah

ISIS fighter seen using Man-portable air-defense systems (MANPADS or MPADS) are shoulder-launched surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) amid Iraq & Coalition offensive on Fallujah in Iraq.

Iraqi forces backed by airstrikes from the U.S.-led coalition pounded Fallujah from the ground and air on Monday, marking the start of a bid to retake one of Islamic State’s last major urban strongholds in the country.

Now the third battle of Fallujah has begun pitting Iraqi Government Forces against Islamic State who are dug in and hardened in Fallujah.

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Dylan Malyasov
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Dylan Malyasov is the editor-in-chief of Defence Blog. He is a journalist, an accredited defense advisor, and a consultant. His background as a defense advisor and consultant adds a unique perspective to his journalistic endeavors, ensuring that his reporting is well-informed and authoritative. read more

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