U.S. army says thousands of kilometers of long-range attack against targets in Sudan
The article said that the main use of the Israeli Air Force F-16I planes attack mission
destroyed the target
The article said that army is likely to use a range of up to 15,000 km of the Heron TP UAV
from Israel to Sudan without his country’s airspace and conduct a long distance of 1500 km is also about the modern fighter not very far away.
LONDON April 3 news: the U.S. “Time” magazine published 31 articles, detailed disclosure of the Israeli Air Force raid in mid-January this year, the target process in the Sudan. During the raid, a large number of weapons for the Palestinian Hamas militants transport truck was completely destroyed.
two senior Israeli defense officials to “Time” magazine revealed that in mid-January of this year’s air strikes, to Air Force destroyed 23 trucks carrying weapons. “Time” magazine that the army would also be a warning to Iran: Israel’s military is fully capable of far away from the border areas of combat missions.
two army officials also pointed out that in the Sudan destroyed the truck carrying on with Iran provided rockets and explosives.
one for the army official said the U.S. side has been informed in advance of the planned air strike, but the latter did not participate in the crackdown. He stressed that the Air Force is implementing a large-scale operation, a large number of aircraft involved in the attacks, but was targeted not support some reports that the number of caravan.
According to “Time” magazine, as the task of attacking twice in F-16 fighter fleet for transporting weapons to launch attacks, and F-15 is responsible for providing cover to prevent the assault troops were attacked. In the course of action, there are more UAVs attack targets on the ground a process camera, all images are delivered in real time to a fighter pilot. Is the use of these images, only to find the first round of attacks on troops attack destroyed only some of the vehicles, so decided to launch the second round of air strikes.
“Time” magazine reported that the army fighters were flying 2,800 km. During the war the aircraft also received aerial refueling over the Red Sea.
It is the way to the Sudan to the Iranians for the first time Hamas militants trying to provide such a large number of arms and ammunition.
an unnamed Hamas officials confirmed that there are indeed a team responsible for the transport of weapons in the Sudan was hit and destroyed a total of 15 trucks.
be pointed out that the Israeli government has not officially recognized by the Sudan has destroyed a fleet of delivery of weapons to Hamas. Before the media also proposed various different versions of the attack. And even news that the U.S. Air Force aircraft based in Djibouti are also involved in the attacks. British “Times” newspaper on the 29th has reported that the attack was Israel’s Hermes 450 UAV. However, this report is not realistic – Hermes 450 in the case of mounted weapons, range 200 km, can not for the far target in the Sudan attack.
However, the “Time” magazine does not indicate specifically what kind of unmanned aerial vehicles involved in the army’s air strikes. In theory, its possible that the range of up to 1.5 million km of Heron TP UAV. (Spring)