Thursday, July 10, 2014

VIDEO:More SU-25s Arrive In Iraq


This video of Russian SU-25 attack jets was widely seen in Iraq and on the internet. It purposed to show the newly arrived planes being flown over Iraq. It turns out these aircraft were actually from Iran and operated by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps. Saddam Hussein sent the jets to Iran in 1991 in an attempt to preserve his air force during the Gulf War. They were never returned and integrated into Tehran’s armed forces.

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