and Japanese aircraft from countless crashes, anti-aircraft artillery
guns, unexploded bombs, memorials, and even an abandoned American tank with spent shell casings still inside.
Al-Homaid says anti-aircraft artillery
are positioned above houses using cranes, a process he witnessed on Saturday.
"The Syrian air defenses had reacted with the anti-aircraft artillery
, directly affecting" the target, according to SANA.
DAMASCUS, (SANA) -- A military spokesman issued the following statement: At 11:40 AM on 22/6/2012, an unidentified aerial target violated Syrian airspace, coming from the west at a very low altitude and at high speed over territorial waters, so the Syrian anti-air defenses counteracted with anti-aircraft artillery
, hitting it directly as it was 1 kilometer away from land, causing it to crash into Syrian territorial waters west of Om al-Tuyour village in Lattakia province, 10 kilometers from the beach.
He was a lieutenant in the 167th Anti-Aircraft Artillery
Battalion during World War II, and he was active in the theater group, the Players Club of Swarthmore (PA), where he directed twenty-four productions and appeared in thirty-two productions.
| Technical sergeant, 390th Anti-aircraft Artillery
Automatic Weapons Battalion (Self-Propelled) | Army | Europe
The state leaders of Bulgaria and Serbia Borisov and Tadic attended together Friday the joint anti-aircraft artillery
(AAA) drills of the Bulgarian and Serbian armed forces in Shabla (taking place August 24-26, 2011) together with Bulgarian Defense Minister Anyu Angelov and his Serbian counterpart Dragan Sutanovac.
They will also be in range of anti-aircraft artillery
- as the rebel pilot shot down by his own people found out.
Also on display will be paintings of the devastation caused by the Blitz by war artist William Ware and a 'Bren Gun' - a lightweight machine gun - used as anti-aircraft artillery
The cache contained 78 107mm rockets with launchers, 47 82mm mortar rounds, more than 1,100 rounds of 30mm ammunition, 8,000 rounds of 7.62 machine-gun ammunition, 24 rocket-propelled grenades, 60 fuses and anti-aircraft artillery
Pantsir-S1 is a short-to-medium range combined surface-to-air missile and anti-aircraft artillery
system specifically designed to protect point and area targets.
It was described as being equipped with torpedoes, missiles (both anti-ship and anti-air), anti-aircraft artillery
and a single naval cannon.