Wednesday, May 24, 2017

U.S. And Russia Are Not Hindering Each Other Over The Skies Of Syria

Washington Examiner: Russia's no-fly zones in Syria aren't a problem, says US air commander

The top U.S. general running the air war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria says Russian-declared no-fly zones are not restricting where the U.S.-led coalition can fly its warplanes as it targets the terror group.

"We don't recognize any specific zone in itself that we preclude ourselves from operating in," said Air Force Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command. "Wherever the enemy's at, wherever they present themselves, we're going to get after them."

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WNU Editor: This is an interesting read .... Inside the Air War Over Syria: A High Altitude 'Poker Game' (New York Times).

More News On U.S. - Russian Operations Over The Skies Of Syria

US unhindered by Russian no-fly zones in Syria -- The Hill
US-Russia Calls Increase to Avoid Air Mishaps in Syria -- AP
US, Russia Boost Communication to Head Off Syria Incidents -- VOA
US increases use of deconfliction hotline with Russia amid pending operation to liberate Raqqa -- Military Times
U.S., Russia military increase communication in skies over Syria -- Reuters
U.S. and Russia boost dialogue about Syria operations to include generals -- Washington Post


RussInSoCal said...

Well, I'm pleased that two professional Air Forces are behaving like two professional Air Forces.

(In Syria)

Andrew Jackson said...

The puny Russki's would be crushed and they know it!