ACC-21025January_Newsletter_p - in exchange for shipping to...

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Page -25- Syria signed a military cooperation agreement with Russia. (Syria had been pro- Russian prior to this.) It allowed Russia to build a new Naval base on the Mediterranean sea coast in a little place called Tartus. The first Med base for Russia. ..ever. Also, Russia announced it was installing the new SS-24 tactical nuclear missile system there. (Which has a purported range of 200 miles). This was
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Unformatted text preview: in exchange for shipping to Syria weapons including tanks, artillery and the new S-300 enhanced multiple anti-missile, anti-air missile system. The enhanced system now allows Syria (& Russia) to “see” all aircraft movements over most of Israel. These weapons and missile systems are being delivered currently in a heavy arms buildup. GRI Newsletter, January 2009 © Roger K. Young 2009 all rights reserved...
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2010 for the course BCS 213 taught by Professor Mcgovern during the Spring '10 term at Bergen Community College.

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