Syrian MIGs cover Russian SUs in northern Latakia
14 January, 2016
Two Syrian Mig-29 jetfighters escorted, for the first time, two Russian Su-25 bombers in a cover-up mission in northern Syria.
A video released by “STAR” TV channel showed two Syrian Mig-25 jetfighters took off following two Russian Su-25 bombers to carry out a joint combat mission against ISIS’ infrastructure.
The footage was filmed in Hmeymim airbase in the Syrian coastal city of Jableh, Latakia.
RUSSIA-SYRIA AIRBASE TREATY TEXT PUBLISHED
BALTIC STATES: PENTAGON’S TRAINING GROUNDS FOR AFGHAN AND FUTURE WARS
“The Parties agree that an armed attack against one or more of them in Europe or North America shall be considered an attack against them all and consequently they agree that, if such an armed attack occurs, each of them, in exercise of the right of individual or collective self-defence recognised by Article 51 of the Charter of the United Nations, will assist the Party or Parties so attacked by taking forthwith, individually and in concert with the other Parties, such action as it deems necessary, including the use of armed force, to restore and maintain the security of the North Atlantic area.”
“NATO is considering the use of military force against enemies who launch cyber attacks on its member states.”
“a cyber attack on the critical infrastructure of a Nato country could equate to an armed attack, justifying retaliation.” 
“Exercise Jackal Stone 2010 was designed to enhance international military cooperation and increase military preparedness in CEE [Central and Eastern Europe].”
“[the exercise] was a unique opportunity for SOF units from these countries to promote better communication and improve our readiness to build a greater fighting force worldwide.” 
“I’ve been deployed to Iraq before and it’s the same way. We have to work quickly, we have to triage and as in the case of our burn patients, we have to make sure they are kept warm.” 
“Special operations in the world today are becoming increasingly important in the conduct of combat operations. And exercises like this check the ability of allied and international cooperation, which is essential for the success of the Allies.” 
“Washington and Brussels should…give greater assistance to countries that want to free themselves from the Russian sphere of influence.”