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A Brief History of the Soviet-Era Jet the US Just Shot Down

The Sukhoi 22 “Fitter,” as it’s known, has been operating in the Middle East for decades. A variant of the Su-17 and Su-20, the Syrian…






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Naval Power Bolsters U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq

Navy assets deployed to the Persian Gulf are responsible for providing the advanced fire power and weaponry used in targeted U.S. military strikes August 8 against Islamic…