The Next News Network
Published on Dec 8, 2015
Sub for more: http://nnn.is/the_new_media | While Russia initiated a devastating submarine based assault against terrorist targets in Syria on Tuesday, Long-range bombers of the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out strikes with air-based cruise missiles on the ISIS terrorist sites with a crushing air operation.
Under the direction of, Vladimir Putin, the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Armed Forces, crews of Tu-160, Tu-95MS and Tu-22M3 long-range aircraft laid waste to ISIS in probably the most intense bombing campaign since the start of the war.
For 30 minutes, early Tuesday, twelve Tu-22M3 long-range bombers carried out strikes at the ISIS terrorist facilities in Raqqa and Deir-ez-Zor provinces.
A few hours later, a 40 minute bombing campaign, of a startling 34 air-based cruise missiles, launched from Tu-160 and Tu-95MS bombers devastated terrorists in Aleppo and Idlib.
The number of combat sorties carried out by the Russian Aerospace Forces has doubled to 127 combat sorties aimed at 206 terrorist facilities and carried on for 8 straight hours.
Besides the increase in the number of combat aviation sorties from the Hmeymim airbase, the Plan also includes sending an additional 25 long-range aircraft, 8 SU-34 bombers and 4 SU-27SM fighters from Russia to conduct airstrikes in Syria.
According to the Russian military, The intensity of the bombing campaigns will allow for crushing and pinpoint strikes against the ISIS militants all over the territory of Syria.
Additionally ten Russian spacecraft have been assigned to conduct imagery and radar reconnaissance, including civilian-purpose spacecraft. Likewise, the he orbits of a number of satellites have been corrected to allow them to monitor Syrian territory.
The Russian military claims that, For the first time in 4 years of war, with the aid of Russian forces, the Syrian Army has now liberated 80 inhabited areas, assuming control over a territory of over 500 square kilometers.
The Russian Defence Ministry informed the US Air Force Command and other coalition countries’ Commands about the airstrikes in advance.
According to General Zhikharev, the Tu-160’s and Tu-95MS’s have returned to their airfields and are now undergoing preparations for future” bombing campaigns.
All this as American, French, British, German, Chinese, Iranian, Saudi, Iraqi, Israeli, and possibly Japanese, forces are conducting military operations in the region as well.
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