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British aircraft took off for attacks on Daesh in Syria

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The British Tornado flew out of the Akrotiri base in Cyprus to attack the Daesh (IG) facilities in Syria, reports RIA News the message of the iTV channel.




Parliamentary mandate for the participation of the Air Force in the operation the British government received on Wednesday evening.

“About an hour after the end of the voting in the parliament, Tornado aircraft flew from the Akrotiri base to attack IG positions in Syria,” the television station said in a statement.

Sky News later said that "two Tornado planes flew in the direction of Syria." In total, the attacks on the DAISH at the first stage will involve 8 airplanes.

On Wednesday, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said that he should not count on a quick completion of the operation.

“I hope that they (airstrikes) will not last four years. But I warn you that this will not last only a few months, ”he said.
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  1. Teberii
    Teberii 3 December 2015 11: 11 New
    14
    If you bomb with 2 planes, you can fight for ages.
    1. Baikonur
      Baikonur 3 December 2015 11: 13 New
      +7
      Especially if you bomb the void!
      It's like looking for a black cat in a dark room,
      1. Max_Bauder
        Max_Bauder 3 December 2015 11: 54 New
        +9
        They want as if 44-45m, everything is ready, when it is clear who the winner is.
        1. Wolka
          Wolka 3 December 2015 13: 05 New
          +3
          but in reality it is, everyone, the Yankees, Saudis, Qatari, Germans, now the British and other jackals from the anti-terrorist coalition, the Yankees, who want to participate in the “decision on the fate of Syria” and say their “weighty word” ...
        2. lis-ik
          lis-ik 3 December 2015 14: 29 New
          +3
          These tva.ri are being smeared again, not for nothing now in all Western textbooks it says that the Nazis defeated the United States and even in the memo for the French going to Russia it is written that one cannot say in Russia that the USA was defeated Germany.
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        4. NEXUS
          NEXUS 3 December 2015 14: 51 New
          +5
          Quote: Max_Bauder
          They want as if 44-45m, everything is ready, when it is clear who the winner is.

          It seems like they “opened a second front” to vote on every corner, - “we are equal winners.” Anglo-Saxons did not come up with anything new for so many decades.
      2. Lesorub
        Lesorub 3 December 2015 13: 29 New
        +1
        It is more likely that these planes more perform the functions of Demonstration, and to some extent reconnaissance. (It creates the appearance of a certain "Fight" - with terrorism)!
    2. Vladimir71
      Vladimir71 3 December 2015 11: 13 New
      +7
      It’s also not clear where they will unload the ammunition from the desert, you take a look and fill up a couple of three camels)))
      1. cniza
        cniza 3 December 2015 11: 58 New
        +5
        Quote: Vladimir71
        It’s also not clear where they will unload the ammunition from the desert, you take a look and fill up a couple of three camels)))


        A peculiar disposal of the old arsenal.
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    3. oleg-gr
      oleg-gr 3 December 2015 11: 13 New
      19
      Mandate from Parliament. Who is interested in this mandate. Neither the UN nor Syria invited them. Another one who wants to remove Assad.
      1. Tor5
        Tor5 3 December 2015 11: 40 New
        +8
        Imitation of military operations - just to catch the pie section. Passed during the Second World ....
    4. Gxash
      Gxash 3 December 2015 11: 14 New
      12
      And did anybody call them there ??? Maybe I don’t like how the United States drove the Indians on the reservation or oppressed the interests of the black population - do I also have to fly out and bomb the Pentagon or the White House of the United States?

      Let them first ask - Uncle Bashar, can we help you? And only after a specific "YES" can they take planes into the air. Not like not before!
      1. dorz
        dorz 3 December 2015 11: 26 New
        +1
        I wonder where the UN is looking, what problems are in the first place?
      2. Black Colonel
        Black Colonel 3 December 2015 11: 50 New
        +3
        After coordination with the Russian Aerospace Forces. am
    5. red_october
      red_october 3 December 2015 11: 15 New
      +6
      But ISIS will defeat only them.

      Like in World War II
      1. Svyatogor
        Svyatogor 3 December 2015 11: 21 New
        15
        In the topic to the above. "As in the Second World"
        1. Black Colonel
          Black Colonel 3 December 2015 11: 57 New
          10
          "And these also defeated us, or what?" (about the french)
          In fact, this statement belongs to Keitel
        2. Stanislas
          Stanislas 3 December 2015 22: 22 New
          0
          Quote: Svyatogor
          In the subject
          Fakes are always off topic. Mistakenly poked a plus sign. The Black Colonel is right, Keitel said so about the French. And with history, poured with blood, it is necessary either honestly, or in any way.
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    7. Finches
      Finches 3 December 2015 11: 16 New
      +5
      The citadel of world evil decided to light up in Syria, like a well-deserved gopnik who had retired in the area ....! There are a lot of pumps - no sense! Oil is already being squeezed out by younger bandits ...laughing

      Absolutely all states hanging out in the region can be called bandits from the high road, with the exception of Russia, the only country operating under international law!
      1. SRC P-15
        SRC P-15 3 December 2015 11: 23 New
        +2
        On Wednesday, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said that he should not count on a quick completion of the operation.

        Yes, we somehow did not count on you at all!
    8. vkl-47
      vkl-47 3 December 2015 11: 28 New
      +4
      excavator hunting season is open
    9. War and Peace
      War and Peace 3 December 2015 12: 33 New
      +2
      flew into the give, and got into the igil, but it was necessary to alnusra, the goals of the strike were unattained due to the uncertainty of the name of the goals ...
    10. cap
      cap 3 December 2015 12: 46 New
      -1
      The rest is under repair. bully
  2. Lapot
    Lapot 3 December 2015 11: 12 New
    +6
    Will the British video report be?

    Like ours yesterday:
    1. Dangerous
      Dangerous 3 December 2015 11: 40 New
      +4
      Why bomb just 1-2 bombs? Judging by the video, only 30% of these buildings / structures are destroyed
      1. Ajent cho
        Ajent cho 3 December 2015 12: 00 New
        +3
        Why bomb just 1-2 bombs? Judging by the video, only 30% of these buildings / structures are destroyed
        After the victory, it will still be necessary to restore everything, incl. it is enough to bring the structure out of a healthy state.
      2. Black Colonel
        Black Colonel 3 December 2015 12: 04 New
        +5
        There are two options: either accuracy of pointing, but most likely these are free-falling FABs, or they place bombs at key points (at the exit from the storage, at a common pump or something else), so that with a minimum of damage, it will be impossible for some time to ship oil . And then it was easier for the pro-Basharovsk authorities to restore the same oil storage facilities.
        1. lis-ik
          lis-ik 3 December 2015 14: 33 New
          0
          And it may happen that we are in vain being careful and again save for someone, but we ourselves will remain out of business. We are not in the first!
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      3. Bochik
        Bochik 3 December 2015 12: 12 New
        +2
        Quote: Dangerous
        Why bomb just 1-2 bombs? Judging by the video, only 30% of these buildings / structures are destroyed

        I don’t think ISIS has a strong engineering and repair potential for the speedy restoration of the destroyed infrastructure of the refinery. And the surviving will be very useful to Syria itself after the defeat of the bearded evil.
  3. Pete mitchell
    Pete mitchell 3 December 2015 11: 13 New
    11
    The hustle and bustle looks like an attempt to jump on the outgoing train. I think that they will try to brazenly “saw” success. Such catch-up with Russia. Unscrupulous and unprincipled cynical "radishes"
  4. 0255
    0255 3 December 2015 11: 13 New
    +9
    Well, what about the S-400 and the slogans that NATO aircraft will not slip into Syria? In September 2013, the United States refused to bomb Syria as soon as the Russian fleet was sent there, today NATO feels at home in the Syrian sky with deployed Russian air defense and airborne systems. This is not good.
    1. DIVAN SOLDIER
      DIVAN SOLDIER 3 December 2015 11: 33 New
      +8
      For this, a provocation of Turkey was needed, there was no answer to it, so you can fly.
  5. prabiz
    prabiz 3 December 2015 11: 14 New
    +3
    "Yesterday, I approved a number of goals in the Al Omar field and wells ... Tornado aircraft successfully launched air strikes against these targets," Fallon said in an interview with the BBC.

    If this is true, then let them work, but let them not forget that Russia launched the process!
  6. Gandelman
    Gandelman 3 December 2015 11: 15 New
    +2
    on sewers igil beat
  7. Reserve buildbat
    Reserve buildbat 3 December 2015 11: 16 New
    +3
    And on what basis shallow grasses go to bomb the territory of a sovereign state? Yes, even such "huge" forces. We will expect them to fall “for technical reasons” somewhere along the route.
    1. Samaritan
      Samaritan 3 December 2015 11: 20 New
      +3
      In general, yesterday they said that they would bomb Iraq!
  8. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 3 December 2015 11: 16 New
    +2
    At the first stage, 8 aircraft will be involved

    That's just who and what will be bombed. It is clear that the so-called "moderate" have nothing to fear. Obviously once again the bombs were blown away.
    1. DIVAN SOLDIER
      DIVAN SOLDIER 3 December 2015 11: 35 New
      +5
      Why down the drain on the Syrian army! Then they will say that they were mistaken.
  9. dchegrinec
    dchegrinec 3 December 2015 11: 19 New
    +2
    If they count on several months, then in the case of the growth of ISIS in Libya, Iraq, Tunisia, and a lot of something somewhere? Will they fight for centuries? Artists ..
  10. HAM
    HAM 3 December 2015 11: 26 New
    +1
    They famously cope with hospitals, plumbing, weddings, excavators - you can’t afford to poke it.
  11. Smoked
    Smoked 3 December 2015 11: 28 New
    +4
    And they put on any permission from the official authorities of Syria.
  12. Engineer
    Engineer 3 December 2015 11: 34 New
    +6
    Does this mean that our skies have closed? Directly flew over our base - bombed and back? And the fact that in Syria, apart from our military, no one can fly, it seems to them anyway. Rather, they do not care about our military. Well, since the Turks even sell our plane with impunity, the Britons are afraid of flying there. Great! And it’s enough for the authors to write - Daesh - to write capital letters in English words in Cyrillic is silly. In Russian, this translates as the "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant", i.e. ISIS, or simply ISIS.
    1. rotmistr60
      rotmistr60 3 December 2015 12: 37 New
      +2
      But Russia did not declare a no-fly zone in Syria. It was stated that all aircraft that would pose a threat to the aerospace forces would be lost. In addition, mutual sorties are agreed with both the Americans and the French. Obviously with shaving too.
    2. Angry orc
      Angry orc 4 December 2015 09: 17 New
      0
      then it’s more correct to call them the Pseudo Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant of the Levant, those PIGIL
    3. Stanislas
      Stanislas 4 December 2015 10: 00 New
      0
      Quote: Engineer
      Enough for the authors to write - DAISH - to write uppercase English letters in Cyrillic
      First, the capital letters of English words are ISIS. Secondly, DAISH - the first letters of Arabic (not English!) Words, which give a combination very dissonant for Arabs. So inconsistent that the use of the abbreviation "Daesh" in the territories controlled by Daesh is prohibited under pain of cutting off the tongue or even the death penalty. DAISH is very similar to a word that can be translated as “crush”, “trample”, “sow discord”, and therefore it easily becomes an object for ridicule. You, too, I see, ISIS likes it, but Daesh annoys ... Are you, by the way, not an Arab?
  13. Alexandr2637
    Alexandr2637 3 December 2015 11: 34 New
    +2
    How many excavators destroyed?
  14. LÄRZ
    LÄRZ 3 December 2015 11: 37 New
    +4
    The British say ... What, and even with bomb missiles? This is an adult. Who else wants a Syrian body? Luxembourg? "One with a bipod, seven with a spoon." 2th Front,.
    1. DIVAN SOLDIER
      DIVAN SOLDIER 3 December 2015 11: 41 New
      +2
      Now the Baltic contingent will be tightened, then ours will need to make legs from Syria ...
  15. Masya masya
    Masya masya 3 December 2015 11: 46 New
    +5
    MOSCOW, Dec 3, RIA Novosti. Two British Air Force Tornado planes returned without ammunition to the Akrotiri air base in Cyprus, from where they flew out to attack the militants of the Islamic State terrorist group (Daesh, banned in Russia) in Syria, the TV channel reports. iTV.

    RIA Novosti http://ria.ru/syria/20151203/1334782584.html#ixzz3tFH394PP "
    Arrived already ...
    1. Kolka82
      Kolka82 3 December 2015 12: 37 New
      0
      ... "returned without ammunition to the Akrotiri airbase ...
      “Was there a boy?”, That is, ammunition
  16. umka571
    umka571 3 December 2015 11: 49 New
    +4
    VO, do not mow under amers, they called this rabble ISIS, so go to the end, otherwise it turns out, you heard a new-fangled Daesh and let's imitate the Americans, well, not like we can not lag behind their trends, we are trying to imitate, no national pride
    1. Stanislas
      Stanislas 4 December 2015 07: 40 New
      +1
      Quote: umka571
      heard the newfangled DAISH and let's imitate the Americans
      Imagine that in the center of Europe, Satanists captured half of Austria, part of Hungary and called themselves the "Christian state of Austria and Hungary." At this time, global media would drive a wave of "aggressive Christian religion." I believe that Christians would also be against the use of the name "HGAV" (HG). The same with ISIS, Muslims have a reason to object to such a name for shaitans. Well DAISH, so DAISH, but personally what’s so “new-fashioned” about you here to express your discontent? Or are you driving a wave of "aggressive Islam", but they are bothering you?
  17. uge.garik
    uge.garik 3 December 2015 11: 52 New
    +4
    What can I say ... - another spit in our direction ... like the sky is closed over Syria ...
    1. 0255
      0255 3 December 2015 11: 59 New
      +3
      Quote: uge.garik
      What can I say ... - another spit in our direction ... like the sky is closed over Syria ...

      “Awesome” is closed if the United States calmly bombing Syria in spite of the Russian electronic warfare systems, air defense systems and fighter jets ... I will soon believe in Wanga’s prediction that Syria will fall but the winner will be different.
      1. vladimirw
        vladimirw 3 December 2015 12: 14 New
        +2
        I am sure that in the end Syria will fall, Assad will be killed (at best, he will leave for Russia).
        In the West, they realized that now it was time for them to intervene and remove the Russian Federation, otherwise the IS would be defeated.
  18. Million
    Million 3 December 2015 11: 56 New
    +3
    Why Daesh? IG where to go?
    1. Ajent cho
      Ajent cho 3 December 2015 12: 02 New
      +4
      Why Daesh?
      They say that for the Ishilovites this is an insulting name.
  19. iouris
    iouris 3 December 2015 12: 05 New
    +1
    The ambiguity of the situation when the Erdogan regime is considered as an independent actor, separate from NATO and the USA, devalues ​​the Kremlin’s policy in B. Vostok, despite the presence of the S-400, Su-30, etc.
    The presence of the Air Force of Small Britain and the Fifth Reich on B.Vostok does not have military significance, since a ground operation is excluded. On the one hand, it might seem that NATO, having supported Turkey morally and politically after the demonstrative destruction of our Su-24 and killing a pilot, is embarking on systematic violations of the airspace of the SAR in order to morally and politically destroy the Assad regime and inflict political defeat on the Kremlin.
    But on the other hand, what is happening can mean our rapprochement with the Kurds and progress in relations between Assad and the Kurds, Iran and the Kurds on the extremely complex problem of Kurdistan. This may mark the beginning of the end of the Daesh project in this region.
  20. vladimirw
    vladimirw 3 December 2015 12: 10 New
    0
    And who allowed them to bomb the territory of a sovereign state?
  21. cap
    cap 3 December 2015 12: 30 New
    0
    "The parliamentary mandate for the Air Force to participate in the operation was received by the British government on Wednesday evening."
    Where is the UN mandate?
    Help from a veterinarian?
    Syrian Parliament?
    Where is the permission of the Russian aerospace forces?
    In short, force them to land by the traffic police to check documents, if they disobey, shoot their wings, deliver to the commandant of the garrison of the base of the Russian Federation. bully
  22. Ostost
    Ostost 3 December 2015 12: 37 New
    +1
    It is possible that in the future, British, American, German and other coalition planes will smoothly switch from ISIS bombing to bombing pro-Assad forces when Assad’s opponents will be tight. What does the NATO take a convenient position for themselves, and this is not us, we are bombing only ISIS in Syria.
  23. Terner38
    Terner38 3 December 2015 12: 39 New
    +1
    The numbers are voiced by specialists for many years, such as we have been here for a long time and everything is not so easily solved.
  24. cap
    cap 3 December 2015 12: 41 New
    0
    Quote: Tor5
    Imitation of military operations - just to catch the pie section. Passed during the Second World ....

    Correctly ISIS has already been destroyed took on Daesh. laughing
  25. 3vs
    3vs 3 December 2015 12: 42 New
    -2
    Expect bombed substations, schools, hospitals in the rear of Assad ...
  26. Ostost
    Ostost 3 December 2015 12: 45 New
    -1
    Quote: uge.garik
    What can I say ... - another spit in our direction ... like the sky is closed over Syria ...

    Hehe, who told you that? TV? The sky in Syria is now like a passage yard, the French have joined the earlier flying Americans, the Germans and the British are about to begin their flights. The sky is closed, only for the Turks in connection with recent events and it is not a fact that they will be shot down if they will fly into Syrian airspace, no one is willing to start a real war. The S-400 and the Moscow cruiser are called upon to defend the Russian air group in Syria, but not to shoot down NATO aircraft.
  27. Velizariy
    Velizariy 3 December 2015 12: 47 New
    0
    An REB bubble with C 400 is there to maintain the enthusiasm of unconscious idiots ... The sudden detection of a tomato mismatch is certainly impressive, but ... but where did you look all the way? All this latest technology, I think, is designed to inflict unacceptable losses on the "partners" and gain time if they decide to forcefully eliminate our contingent. But not to close the airspace of Syria from all flights of the "partners" and create bubbles.
  28. Ostost
    Ostost 3 December 2015 12: 56 New
    -3
    Quote: Velizariy
    An REB bubble with C 400 is there to maintain the enthusiasm of unconscious idiots ... The sudden detection of a tomato mismatch is certainly impressive, but ... but where did you look all the way? All this latest technology, I think, is designed to inflict unacceptable losses on the "partners" and gain time if they decide to forcefully eliminate our contingent. But not to close the airspace of Syria from all flights of the "partners" and create bubbles.

    If the partners decide by force to eliminate the Russian contingent in Syria (though this is practically impossible in terms of making a political decision), the S-400 and S-300 in Moscow will not help much - from the Turkish border to the base in Latakia about 50 km and the Turkish tank attack cannot be repelled there will be neither strength nor opportunity.
  29. ayuric
    ayuric 3 December 2015 13: 18 New
    -1
    Did they get the go-ahead from the General Staff of the Russian Federation?
  30. Fox
    Fox 3 December 2015 14: 19 New
    0
    I’m not catching up somewhere: the legitimate government of the SAR allowed the Russian Aerospace Forces to fly in the sky of Syria ... and what else do they do there? why do they fly like at home? the question is for the VKS and for the ATS ...
  31. red_october
    red_october 4 December 2015 10: 35 New
    0
    Russophobia as a form of life

    Zakhar Prilepin, writer

    Great Britain launched its first airstrikes against Islamic State positions. The British cannot skip the pie section. If they fit into the story, it means that they have data that the advantage is no longer in favor of the IG.
    A journalist from Kommersant-London, named Victor, menacingly told me that Russian soldiers in Syria are not working, but are “killing”; I hope that he will come this time and officially announce that the English pilots flew to kill.
    Perhaps even in the newspaper Kommersant-London he will write about it. The article can simply be called: “Assassins.” Or "British killers in action." Not for me to teach.
    But the Russian intelligentsia will now have significant relief. It would be unbearable for them if Russia had success in Syria (and Russia was successful in Syria, they just tried not to see this and did not see it).
    But since the next civilized people appeared in Syria, the most civilized of the civilized, who had already won the Second World War, it is clear who will now win the victory.
    If it happens, of course. Everything for you, our beloved opponent, if only you would not suffer.
    As Mitya Glukhovsky wrote: Russia, they say, cannot save Europe - “the rescue has not grown.” And if he had grown up, how would he write the next Metro series? Scary to imagine. And so - everything is normal. You can continue to work.
    Someone’s salvation doesn’t grow in any way, but someone’s thinker is so huge that you’re afraid for the thinker's skull: it will crack.
    Russophobia as a form of life, gloating as a form of thought.

    Source: Zakhara Prilepin's Blog