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Chinese MANPADS in Syrian rebel hands

Chinese MANPADS in Syrian Rebel Hands

Rare footage of rebels firing a portable surface-to-air missile suggests opposition forces may be receiving some of these weapons from abroad. The unedited video, released this week, shows opposition fighters using what appears to be a Chinese-made Man-Portable Air Defence System, or MANPADS, to down a Syrian regime helicopter near Aleppo. To date, only Russian-made models were thought to be available within the country.

 

CHINESE MANPADS IN SYRIAN REBEL HANDS

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