One Of The Downed Su-24 Pilots Is Alive And Talking As Russia Beefs Up Defenses In Syria

It has been more than 24 hours since Turkey shot down a Russian Su-24 Fencer that briefly passed into its territory. Now we are seeing the clear steps Russia is taking in response to this event, and we’ve learned that one of the jet’s pilots has survived the attack, contrary to earlier reports. »Wednesday 2:45pm11/25/15 2:45pm


Turkey Shoots Down Russian Su-24 Fencer It Says Invaded Its Airspace (Updated)

A Russian Su-24 Fencer attack jet, one of about a dozen based at Russia’s forward operating base in Syria south of the port city of Latakia, was shot down after Turkey claims the aircraft had passed into its airspace and did not respond to 10 separate warnings spaced over five minutes. »11/24/15 5:03am11/24/15 5:03am

Intense Night Shots Show Russian Jets Blasting Out Of Syrian Base

The Russian Ministry of Defense just released these photographs of night air operations at their outpost airfield in Syria. Just a small portion of the flights, so far, base have been night sorties. But it all may now be changing as Russian aviators become more accustomed to their environment, and Assad’s army and its… »10/23/15 1:33pm10/23/15 1:33pm