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    Russia deploys military fighter aircraft to Libya [Image 7 of 15]

    Russia deploys military fighter aircraft to Libya



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    U.S. Africa Command

    Russian fighter jets were recently deployed to Libya in order to support Russian state-sponsored private military contractors (PMCs) operating on the ground there. The Russian fighter aircraft arrived in Libya, from an airbase in Russia, after transiting Syria where it is assessed they were repainted to camouflage their Russian origin. “The world heard Mr. Haftar declare he was about to unleash a new air campaign. That will be Russian mercenary pilots flying Russian-supplied aircraft to bomb Libyans,” said U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command. (Date taken = date uploaded to DVIDS)


    Date Taken: 05.26.2020
    Date Posted: 05.26.2020 07:00
    Photo ID: 6220917
    VIRIN: 200526-A-ZZ999-0008
    Resolution: 403x180
    Size: 23.7 KB
    Location: LY

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