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US Sends M2A2 Bradley IFVs To Challenge Russian Forces In Northern Syria

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The US military has reinforced its troops, supposedly mostly withdrawn from Syria, with a new batch of military equipment, this time M2A2 Bradley infantry fighting vehicles.

In an official comment released on September 18, the US-led coalition said that mechanized infantry assets, including Bradley IFVs, were positioned to Syria in order to “ensure the enduring defeat of ISIS”, “ensure the protection of Coalition forces” and “provide the rapid flexibility needed to protect critical petroleum resources”.

The M2A2 Bradley is armed with a 25 mm chain gun, a 7.62 mm coaxial machine gun and a dual TOW anti-tank guided missile launcher. This makes the IFV the heaviest weapon deployed by the US on the ground in Syria.

As of September 21, the newly deployed armoured vehicles were already spotted during a coalition patrol in al-Hasakah province, where the US has a network of fortified positions and military bases. US forces regularly conduct patrols in the area. Another area of US interest in Syria’s northeast are the Omar oil fields on the eastern bank of the Euphrates. Washington reinforced its troops deployed there with M2A2 Bradley IFVs in October 2019.

The main difference is that, according to local sources, the vehicles deployed in al-Hasakah province will most likely be involved in patrols in the area and thus regular confrontations with the Russian Military Police and the Syrian Army.

Just a few days ago, Russian attack helicopters chased US Apaches after they had tried to harass a Russian Military Police patrol. Earlier, the US military claimed that US troops sustained “mild injures”, when a Russian vehicle rammed a US MRAP in the al-Hasakah countryside.

The US-led coalition regularly tries to limit the freedom of movement of Russian and Syrian forces in the northeast of the country and faces an asymmetric response. Now, US forces will have an additional argument in securing what they see as their sphere of influence.

Syrian government forces have suffered even more casualties from ISIS attacks in the provinces of Homs and Deir Ezzor. On September 19, at least five members of Liwa al-Quds, a pro-government Palestinian militia, died in an explosion of an improvised explosive device near the town of al-Shumaytiyah. On September 20, an explosion hit a vehicle of the Syrian Army near al-Mayadin reportedly injuring several soldiers. Also, a field commander of the National Defense Forces was killed in clashes with ISIS terrorists west of Deir Ezzor.

As of September 21, the Syrian Army, Liwa al-Quds and their allies continue a combing operation to clear the Homs-Deir Ezzor desert from ISIS cells. However, the strong ISIS presence is still a notable threat for the security situation in the central Syrian desert.

In Greater Idlib, the Russian Aerospace Forces continue their air campaign targeting training camps, weapon depots, HQs and fortified positions of Turkish-backed terrorist groups. The interesting fact is that with the resumption of active Russian strikes on targets across Idlib, terrorists have decreased the number of attacks on the Syrian Army and civilian targets along the contact line. It would appear that the airstrike diplomacy has all chances to become an integral part of the Idlib ceasefire.

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92 comments

  1. HiaNd says:

    Robbing Syrian oil and helping terrorists doesn’t make them too much busy…. So AmeriCUNTS try to start the useless competition “Challenge Russians” to find some purpose for their presence there.
    And if they continue in that direction they might get hurt really !

    1. John Sutherland says:

      Stealing oil for what purpose? For the money needed to resurrect ISIS? I wouldn’t doubt it.

      ISIS: Funded by the U.S., recruited by Saudi Arabia, trained in Israel.

      1. HiaNd says:

        For whatever their current needs might be from funding Kurds, ISIS, Al Qaeda, buying weapons, ammunition for them, from client states, producers of Soviet design cheap weapons like Bulgaria, Serbia , Croatia and distributing them wherever needed.

      2. Nexusfast123 says:

        It is to prevent revenue going to the Syrian people

  2. NeuroProctologist says:

    Tracked vehicles on patrol duty? Burning that much stupid money is really going to show Russia who is boss!

    1. Fog of War says:

      They’re not for patrols silly rabbit.

        1. Fog of War says:

          Do you understand the concept of a ” cover story ” . Tracked vehicles are inefficient to be used for patrols. Do Russians patrol in BMP-3 ‘s ?

  3. El Mashi says:

    This cannot end well for the anyone who invades Syria. The victor will be the side which tolerates pain the most and the highest morale. Invader, over time, lose morale. How long can you sustain believing a lie? You are told that your mission is fighting Al Qaeda, but you are fighting Syrian Army, and you become thieves instead. How long can you endure that you may be dying for a lie and theft. Sad.

  4. Rhodium 10 says:

    Russia should deploy the T-15 APC

    1. John says:

      which exists as prototypes only LOL

      1. HiaNd says:

        “the T-14 tank and the T-15 infantry fighting vehicle based on the Armata
        combat platform would be demonstrated to potential foreign buyers at
        the Army-2020 international arms show in August”

        It is not prototypes only since it is offered for export already.
        And T-15 are built (in small numbers like 20+) on top of the 1st batch of 100 T-14.
        It is production model already that could see Syria as testing ground but not as deployment just like T-14.

        The problem is that for the moment Russia doesn’t have money to buy them in bigger numbers since money goes for the navy and air forces as priority at the moment.

        https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/russia-begins-production-t-14-armata-tanks-including-those-export-166219

        1. John says:

          Nope, they are.
          Read russian military resources, no one even deny this fact.

          “Is that polish & Soros “dissident” (from Belarus) rag tag flag?”

          This is not my fault that you’re fokken brainless clown.

        2. John says:

          Nope, they are.
          Read russian military resources, no one even deny this fact.

          “Is that polish & Soros “dissident” (from Belarus) rag tag flag?”

          This is not my fault that you’re fokken brainless nazi clown.
          Btw, who is that dickhead on your ava?

          1. HiaNd says:

            That is production model you Anglo-Saxon peace of shit it is written in the article

            Fuck you and your terrorist supporting country!
            I hope that Muslim false refugees piss in your soup every day

            I just gave you link to The National Interest well known US propaganda news outlet… And you still claiming opposite for T-15 you retarded neo-Nazi fart.
            The dickhead on “ava” is one Britt because only Britt’s look like dickheads and that goes in all Anglo-Saxon family!
            It is in your filthy PARASITIC genes that you look like dickheads !
            US – UK and all the Anglo bastards are the biggest pest and cholera the biggest parasites and terrorist supporters pigs of this planet

          2. John says:

            People in my country never supported terrorists.
            We are the European country and have nothing common with tards like you.
            Now die in sh!t you peckerwood.

      2. Rhodium 10 says:

        they have 100 built …just send 15 there and end of Bradley problem.

        1. John says:

          Dreams lol

          1. Rhodium 10 says:

            Dreams id to think that NATO dogs will rule Belarus..

          2. John says:

            Keep on dreaming

  5. Wolfgang Wolf says:

    what was the range of the russia “Tigr” based latest Kornet ATGM? 8km or so?

    1. BMWA1 says:

      No need…it has excellent AT pertormance and only 6 Bradleys NE Syria to block

    2. HiaNd says:

      There is new HERMES anti tank missile with the range of 20km.
      And with the 100km extended range when mounted on chopper.

      1. PZIVJ says:

        The Hermes 100km extended range version appears to use a much larger tube that holds a 170mm booster stage.
        https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/d514382ed65659c07061642d1ba0c616f3017345142ca9794bca25beef0e90de.jpg

  6. Daily Beatings says:

    Bradley Fighting Vehicles (BFV). A military marvel of stupidity:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXQ2lO3ieBA&t&ab_channel=66NOVA66

    1. HiaNd says:

      I think they have made great “strides” ever since… A progress since than was impressive and bar raised on much higher level….In fr. example 14 billion air-carrier that doesn’t work and will be usable after 4 years of extra delays..Or even more in 1.2 trillion Flop-35 (ex- multi role) jet flying computer know also as “Flying brick”.
      A jet with endless list of flaws and deficiencies and without slightest idea of what exactly is the mission and the purpose of this “combat” jet is apart from being jet that accompanies other jets and drones in combat mission because incapable doing anything on its own.

  7. Zaphod Braden says:

    It is a War Crime for America to have ONE soldier inside Syria without an invitation.
    America has set the precedent for Mexico to send Troops into America “To protect Mexican citizens”.

    1. Fog of War says:

      ” “To protect Mexican citizens”.

      What are Mexican CITIZENS doing in the US in the first place ?

      1. PZIVJ says:

        In Texas, they come on a travel visa to see the malls, or to pick fruit and veggies: And also to see if the Alamo is still protected.

        1. Fog of War says:

          All so friendly activities. I’m sure they all go home in the evening back to their wonderful homeland.

      2. Icarus Tanović says:

        What are American citizens doing in Syria in first place? Robbing country.

        1. Fog of War says:

          Are you really comparing the two ? You cant be that stupid ? Can you ?

          1. Icarus Tanović says:

            Yes, I do. They’re aggressors of Syria. Anywhere they come make mess and ‘democratic’ society. You name it, buddy, and you’re not stupid at all.

        2. Maria24 says:

          Secret playground for adults, where you can meet different people – https://cutt.ly/mfZljRV

          1. Fog of War says:

            What street corner do you stand at Maria ?

      3. Zaphod Braden says:

        Invading …. living off YOU …… voting in BOTH country’s elections.
        This PIG has been living off YOUR future for 20 YEARS — Free Health Care, Free rent, $700 in Soc Sec & $280 in food stamps. and “your” politicians claim YOUR Social Security is “going broke”?!??! The Politicians STOLE it and GAVE it away
        https://streamable.com/43v2w
        https://youtu.be/mDqKwCy7wrE
        . How many 100thousands ILLEGALS are living directly off YOU thanks to “your” Treasonous politicians????

        1. pasha says:

          Oh, it’s Hate Mexicans Day is it? I didn’t get the memo.

          1. Zaphod Braden says:

            It is HATE ILLEGAL INVADERS every day.
            Got a problem with that?
            We’ll send some MS13 over to vist your family.

          2. Zaphod Braden says:

            It is HATE WHITE CHRISTIAN MALES every day so FOAD.
            THEY have a Federally funded group named “La RAZA” the RACE.
            THEY are the Racists who BRAG they will replace US>
            OUR flag was just torn down and replaced with a Mexican flag in Aurora.
            OUR country is INVADED.
            OUR wages are suppressed by the Invaders.
            OUR People are raped & murdered by Illegals.
            HOORAY! for racism —–
            Imagine what WHITE GENOCIDE would be like.
            You would have to flood EVERY & ONLY white countries with millions of non-whites.
            Then you would have to demoralize ALL whites by screaming the R-Word! at them if they objected.
            Then you would have to pass laws to FORCE integrate all those non-whites into every facet of White society.
            Then you would have to…Oh wait. This is already happening!
            They say it’s “anti-racist” but it’s simply anti-White.
            Anti-racist is just a codeword for anti-White.

          3. HiaNd says:

            But that is exactly what State Department and Soros does to the European countries (together with European elites) with “invasion”.

          4. Zaphod Braden says:

            That is the JEWISH Kalgeri Plan

          5. HiaNd says:

            It’s not only Jewish plan..
            it is also European elites and their objectives for lowering price of working hour by abundance of cheap labor is the 2nd main reason..
            Also re-population of Europe and practically replacement of population to create younger working force for the near future till robotization arrives.

            All this was DELIBERATE and PRE-PLANNED so super rich Jews and Euro-elites work hand in hand

          6. Zaphod Braden says:

            That is what they are doing to all White Western CHRISTIAN countries.
            This is a WAR on Christ.

          7. HiaNd says:

            Not to all. illegal emigrants are not keen to stay in Eastern Europe.
            Not targeted standard of living and benefits.
            They all go on the Western European countries with highest standards luckily.

          8. Zaphod Braden says:

            Poland- Hungary — throws them out — The East Europeans kick their asses.

          9. HiaNd says:

            True

          10. Fog of War says:

            No its hate freeloaders day. I like the Mexicans in Mexico.

        2. Tommy Jensen says:

          Sorry pal, but it cant compete with the waste of dollares to military, green projects, minority rights and fat democrats.

          1. Fog of War says:

            It doesn’t help though.

    2. Assad must stay says:

      True what if mexico invaded tomorrow lmao

    3. Realist says:

      It is a War Crime for America to have ONE soldier inside Syria without an invitation.

      Who is going to throw them out…sure as hell not Russia.

      1. HiaNd says:

        You are anti Russian troll, repeating all the time same bullshit.
        Fuck off !

        1. John says:

          No, fok you!
          fokken ruSSian paid troll!

          1. HiaNd says:

            He is US-NATO bot and anti – white racist ..not even Anglo-Saxon P.O.S. like you.

            But shithead like you all the same.
            So you defend anti -white racists now also retard?
            Read down in his profile about 10-20 comments to see how nice person he is.

          2. John says:

            ko-ko-ko
            cry louder dickhead! lol

            I defend my native country from mraz’ like you and don’t give a fok about tards.

      2. Zaphod Braden says:

        SLOWLY the rest of the World is coalessing into a DUMP AMERICA bloc.
        Better look around as they scrape the US DOLLAR out of it’s Reserve Currency status.
        When the Dollar goes your Imperial Exceptional Preciaus America will be expaosed a lot of Purple haired tattooed useless overweight slugs and THEN Russia, China, Iran, etc, etc will hand us our ass on a platter.

        1. Realist says:

          It sure appears that way. That is why I bought precious metals many years ago.

  8. James says:

    Judging by the wedge-shape of the front of it plus the added traction of having tracks, they want to try and flip a Russian vehicle to humiliate them.

  9. Lazy Gamer says:

    At what point do the two opposing generals stop? Someone is about to get hurt by a misturn.

    1. Assad must stay says:

      wow I forgot how big and mean it looks like the actual terminator from the movies hahahha

      1. HiaNd says:

        100% agree, excellent comment !

  10. Nexusfast123 says:

    Those things are mobile crematoriums.

    1. Fog of War says:

      You ever seen a BMP-1 ?

  11. Billo says:

    Never interfere when your enemy is destroying themselves.

    1. Assad must stay says:

      yes sun tzu art of war

  12. Raptar Driver says:

    This has bogged down into a war of attrition.
    It wouldn’t take that big of a push to get the terrorists, 1st and foremost The United States forces and their proxy jihadists out of The country for good.
    Did Russia forget how to fight a war?

    1. Fog of War says:

      Yes, they’re preferred tactic now is frozen battlelines and endless negotiations with their ” partners “.

      1. Assad must stay says:

        I know right??? its getting old!!!!

    2. HiaNd says:

      There will be no more troops on the ground for already strained military budget.
      Process of rebuilding her own military is not finished yet (except for strategic forces there is only Sarmat production left to be started soon)
      Russia has US-NATO sitting on her border, to think about first.. And “START” is about to be destroyed by US as well.
      So why don’t you American give your “advice’s” to your own terrorist supporting warmongering country ?

    3. Assad must stay says:

      I hope not bro

    4. HiaNd says:

      And how would you know as citizen of terrorist supporting country what Russia can or can’t do?

      All you Nato S.O.B’s come here flaming against Russia, being low lives the way you are, just like your terrorist supporting countries.
      Pretending to be on the Russian side while sitting in your NATO rotten Western countries !

      1. Raptar Driver says:

        What are you 16 years old? Don’t you know how to have a proper argument? How would I know? I know maybe because my grandfather’s fought in world war 2? Maybe this was passed down to me? Maybe my dad told me how he saw Russians Taking apart a German machine gun nest? You need to think more and don’t let your temper get the best of you, it makes you look stupid.

        1. HiaNd says:

          What “argument” ?!?
          You Americunts have no right what so ever to demand anything from Russia since US is main source of all problems !
          To be citizen of terrorist supporting country and to DEMAND that some foreign country “MUST” do something in another foreign country even if that could trigger WW3 is absolute HYPOCRISY of the worst kind !!!

  13. awesomepic4u says:

    You know how some towns will park a police car in key places and you never know whether it’s a speed trap or an empty cruiser?
    This thing is even harder to tell if it’s empty or waiting for a better shot.

    https://www.awesomepic4u.com/

  14. Servet Köseoğlu says:

    Ungrateful russians they started shitting M2a2 Bradley…How did they forget Studebaker trucks which they lended to ussr during ww2? https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/a898216ae8b40326a782debfbf40068c24e237aa964c072b939d34a261fb8f6d.jpg

    1. Fog of War says:

      Good point. People forget, or dont know,that without US and western equipment supply convoys to the Soviets they would have never won.

    2. Tommy Jensen says:

      “The USSR received a total of 44,000 American jeeps, 375,883 cargo trucks, 8,071 tractors and 12,700 tanks. Additionally, 1,541,590 blankets, 331,066 liters of alcohol, 15,417,000 pairs of army boots, 106,893 tons of cotton, 2,670,000 tons of petroleum products and 4,478,000 tons of food supplies made their way into the Soviet Union”.

      In 1945 the U.S. asked countries to pay for the civilian supplies. In 1993 the Russian government announced its succession to the debts and soon paid for all the goods that the USSR had received in accordance with the WWII Lend-Lease bill.

      NOTE: As I said, we submitted the 15,5 million US wellies who won the WWII for Russia.
      But the Kremlin State propaganda still refuse to admit that I was right. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/4624b638c57aaf7ec4577e095eb3c145dba3ead2a40a4fada06932ff55b3378a.jpg

      1. Servet Köseoğlu says:

        There is a secret world government,The US moon landing was a hoax are products of Kremlin propaganda as well.İf kremlin says the world is flat,they will start believe…zombies..

  15. cechas vodobenikov says:

    the stupid amerikans spend their money to defeat themselves—accelerating the collapse of their cultural desert empire—we see similar stupidity from the turkeys ..unable to fly in Libya, syria, etc

  16. Realist says:

    Why is Russia in Syria, if they are not going to repel the US hegemon???

    1. Fog of War says:

      To prevent any side from gaining total victory.

    2. HiaNd says:

      Russia was invited in Syria to help against terrorist, not to fight wars against other nations.
      That is well known fact.
      Why are you asking such ignorant question?
      And what was “realist” moniker about?
      “Realistically” uninformed person?

      1. Realist says:

        Russia was invited in Syria to help against terrorist, not to fight wars against other nations.

        The US is acting as a terrorist in Syria…what good does it do to fight one terrorist and let the other have free rein?

        Why are you asking such ignorant question?

        Why are you giving such a stupid answer?

        1. HiaNd says:

          “I grew up in Iowa…”
          And you are AmeriCUNT on top of everything and attacking Russia for “not fighting” you NATO son of whore ?!!?
          FUCK YOU PIG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
          FUCK YOU TERRORIST COUNTRY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

          You have Turk terrorist up-voting your crap comment you effing terrorist pig!!

          1. Realist says:

            It’s hard to believe all Russians are chickenshit like you.

          2. HiaNd says:

            I am not Russian and I hate your kind of people who reside as citizens of the country they despise.
            There cant be more worthless peace of s.h.i.t than you are, to talk with hate about the country where you have chosen to live your life !
            And you DEMAND that Russians start WW3 and do your personal vendetta against US you humongous worthless peace of s h i t !!!

            On top you are anti white racist you p i g !!!

          3. Fog of War says:

            Ignore him he’s our local deranged, mentally unstable troll. I’m sure you can tell.

    3. Albert Pike says:

      GogMagog open air festival, needed actors…

  17. jaredX says:

    Bradley Fighting Ducky?
    Drone targets?

  18. Cheryl Brandon says:

    i hope all those US terrorists wearing military uniforms had their deadly cv vaccines. hahah

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