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U.S. Likely To Deploy Avenger Air Defense Systems In Syria And Iraq To Combat Drones



The mobile short-range AN/TWQ-1 Avenger air defense missile system is probably the best readily available system for protecting U.S. troops in Syria and Iraq from the growing threat posed to them by enemy drones. 

 

In late February, photos purportedly showing Avengers being transported on a highway from Iraq to Syria emerged on social media. They were likely being brought to U.S. troops in Syria’s eastern Deir ez-Zor region. 

 

With its FIM-92 Stinger missile launchers, the Avenger is designed for protecting infantry against low-flying aircraft, cruise missiles, helicopters, and drones.

 

 

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Germany: A Kurdish refugee gets killed by another Arab refugee


The Summit Foundation in Kurdistan Region announced on Wednesday that a Kurdish refugee got killed by another Arab refugee in one of the camps in Germany.

 

In a statement, the...


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UNICEF calls on world governments to bring students back to schools


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