BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:45 P.M.) – For the first time in several months, a Russian fighter jet crossed over from Syria into Lebanese airspace.

Based on the images from locals, the Russian aircraft was a Su-34 fighter jet; it was spotted over the coastal city of Tripoli in northern Lebanon.

The Su-34 is currently carrying the new X59MK2 anti-ship cruise missile.

The purpose of this overflight is still unknown; however, it was most likely conducting a reconnaissance mission, which means some high ranking official could be visiting.

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ziad
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recon mission my a**,no jet goes on a recon with a heavy loaded serious kick a*s anti ship missile like that ,,they were sending a message to washington

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Ziad…. I think you have a good point there. If it was a recon mission, why the state of the art X59MK2 anti-ship missile?
Good question.

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Or maybe are they sending a message to Hezb : remember that Russia ALSO voted its disarmament at UNSC, then the X59 is more for the show : it shows Su-34 with a huge suppository ready to devastate some anüs. Better be aware of it : Iranian expansionism is not only seen with a bad eye from Washington. Khamenei’s interferences into Lebanese domestic affairs and constant threat towards Israel is very poorly seen from Moscow too : Let’s be clear : Russia is working at stabilising the region, to achieve this, you have to put an end the GCC-Iran cold… Read more »

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Chauhan Chauhan

again p***y talk

Apok
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Isn`t that central fuel tank?

ranix
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or the illegitimate entity will have to behave itself from now on

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George King

This is a very interesting event, not long ago Iran’s Air Forces airdropped food supplies to Syrian cities surrounded by Terrorist. Perhaps Syria and friends s
are expanding their Air forces range and actions. Have been long puzzled by why Iran is not using its homemade jets in Syria.

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And which jets be those?