BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:10 A.M.) – Just a week after the Israeli Air Force bombed the Damascus countryside, the Iranian government has resumed their cargo flights to the Syrian capital, online flight trackers reported this morning.

According to Manu Gomez (Twitter: @GDarkconrad), the Iranian cargo jet Pouya Air IL-76TD made the trip from Tehran to Damascus this morning.

As pointed out by Gomez, the Iranian cargo jet first traveled from Moscow to Tehran, yesterday, which indicates that it is likely a new weapons delivery to Syria.

Israel is no doubt watching this delivery and there is a high chance that they may carry out an attack in response.

Last week, Iran resumed their cargo flights to Syria after Israel attacked the outskirts of the Damascus International Airport earlier that week.

The Israel attack resulted in the destruction of several sites, including many missile storages that were located near the Damascus International Airport, and towns of Jamraya and Al-Kisweh.

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Daeshbags-Sux
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Flightradar is accessible to anyone. You can survey the flight of ANY aircraft using a civilian transponder, including military ones since many, especially the heavies, include themselves in civilian air traffic control (to avoid risks of collision).

Daeshbags-Sux
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You won’t see fighter-jets since these fly out of air-roads and not at usual civilian altitudes, heavies in combat missions will also put their transponders off.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

“Israel is no doubt watching this delivery”
=> Actually they also watched the loading.

Daeshbags-Sux
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“there is a high chance that they may carry out an attack in response.”
=> It all depends of what was loaded onboard. If there were illegal weapons destined to UNSC-banned Hezbollah’s armed branch, for sure, the depot won’t wait long before being blasted.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Actually, I’m surprised that since Syria allows these illegal weapons transfers and since Iran is attacking Israel through proxies for decades, IDF simply don’t shhot down such cargos before they land.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Damascus Int’l is LARGELY into range for David’s Sling, Patriot, not speaking about Arrow-2/3, moreover, IRIAF will see its logistics capability shrinking.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Actually, considering Arrow-3 range, they could even consider shooting down aircraft… Over 80% of Iran (!) thus e.g. downing IRIAF refuellers, cargos and even fighter jets.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Since the ayatollahs and their mafia started the war using terrorists as proxies and publicly vow the annihilation of the Hebrew state, there is no legal issue under int’l law at doing this.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Same if using cruise/ballistic missiles to pound IRGC+Iranian army facilities inside Iran, thanks to Khamenei endorsing Hezb, Hamas, PIJ and some others.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Khamenei is lucky I’m not a Jew, especially not Bibi. With my understanding of military equipment and strategy, I’d make IDF way more powerful and with projection capability …/…

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Actually, through a better understanding of gear and better spending management, IDF could even have several aircraft carriers and powerful naval aviation under 5 years.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Naval-Group could easily build a 245m STOBAR with angled deck and ski-jump from Mistral-class LHDs. Just give up the dock and the huge hospital and you have enough room for a 6,300m² hangar, just like on US’ CVNs

Daeshbags-Sux
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Rafale-M with 98kN M88/Kaveri will do the job, if full payload is not OK, just add JATOs like on Mirage-IV. Resurrect Bréuet 941 using modern composites and engines, then you can replace E-2, C-2 and V-22 for cheap and even to be used as a tactical refueller with as much as a KC-130 onboard.

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With new Siemens turbines, a single K-15 (€150M) reactor can propel the ship using 3x 21.5MW Mermaid pods. Here you have the equivalent of an US supercarrier for about €1.3-1.5bln.

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Moreover, Rafale is already S300/S400-proof proven…
I have some ideas for a nice 55-60kts (100km/h) ship capable of launching 100+ cruise missiles or ABMs, and for cheap too.
Everything they need to seriously calm down ayatollahs’ or Erdolf’s geopolitical ambitions through long overdue spanking.