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AUGUST 2022

In Video: US-led Coalition Fires Guided Missiles During Drills With SDF In Northeastern Syria

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In Video: US-led Coalition Fires Guided Missiles During Drills With SDF In Northeastern Syria

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On December 7, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) confirmed that they had held joint live-fire drills with the US-led coalition in northeastern Syria.

In a statement, the group said that heavy and light weapons were using during the drills, which mimicked an operation against ISIS cells. The drills were held near the town of Abu Khashab, in the northern Deir Ezzor countryside.

“Our forces affirm the continuity of partnership and cooperation with the international coalition in confronting the threat of the ISIS terrorist organization and preventing its re-emergence,” the statement reads.

Several M2A2 Bradley infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) of the US-led coalition took part in the drills. The IFVs even fired BGM-71 TOW anti-tank missiles (ATGMs).

US troops also showcased FGM-148 Javelin ATGMs and AT4 recoilless anti-tank weapon to SDF fighters during the drills.

Last week, the US-led coalition held live-fire drills in the CONICO gas facility and al-Omar oil fields in the eastern and southeastern countryside of Deir Ezzor. Heavy artillery and military helicopters took part in the drills.

The US-led coalition’s recent drills in northeastern Syria were not likely directed against ISIS cells, rather against Russia and Damascus. In the last few month, Russian and Syrian government forces straightened their presence in the region and held a series of live-fire drills there.

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Jon

Gee whiz I didn’t know ISIS had that many tanks! I’m glad we focus our war games against ISIS on taking out tanks!

When will the end game play out and Kurdistan become a reality? And whose tanks will try to cross the Euphrates in response?

Chris Gr

What do you mean?

Dicksonrp

Again I say is it Putin responsible for this development by running away from slapping down the evil Empire and their masters, isrealhell, when they attack Syrian and allied forces. Look how isrealhell embarrassed and belittled The big bear by bombing again right next to their airfield

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