The U.S.-supplied F-15I “Ra’am” fighters that carried out the alleged September 6 raid to destroy alleged Syrian nuclear cache were bought with raids on such facilities in mind, according to some reports. One of the keys to the bombers’ success? Their APG-70 radars, with ground-mapping capability, plus a whole host of special Israeli mods.
The modified Israeli F-15
Others are talking tough about Iran.
Prepare for war against Iran: according to French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner and French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy had earlier said that a diplomatic push by the world powers was the only alternative to ”an Iranian bomb or the bombing of Iran”.
Some in the US have indicated the USA could be less than six months from bombing Iran. If the French are talking this tough a line, we could be a lot closer to a war with Iran.
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