31 Jul '12, 10pm

Very interesting development... Free Syria's Nascent Navy.

Very interesting development... Free Syria's Nascent Navy.

Whilst the world’s eyes focus on the fighting in Aleppo, the questionable security of Syria’s large WMD inventory, and Assad’s staying power, a group of rebels have formed a maritime force * to oppose the regime at sea. Like the Free Syrian Army writ large, the exact composition of the FSN is sketchy, but appears to be a combination of defected naval personnel and interested rebels with boats. Of note, last August, a Syrian Naval Colonel defected publically . Besides a social media campaign , the FSN appears to be developing several lines of operation: Logistics support: FSN is urging participants to catch fish which will be used to supply hungry FSA fighters. Likely other missions will include coastal smuggling of weapons and fighters for the FSA. This sort of maritime facilitation occured during Libya's revolution last year and is a key component of practically every ins...

Full article: http://www.informationdissemination.net/2012/07/free-syri...

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7月29日に、パタクセントリバーで米海軍による初の飛行が行われたX-47B無人航空機の様子を伝えるビデオ→ http://t.co/hWgfigoa こちらが記者会見の時の写真→ かなり大きいですね。

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sipri.org 26 Jul '12, 5pm

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