Posts tagged as rockets

New US HIMARS Rockets Don’t Give Any Strategic Advantage to Poland – Publicist

By Krzysztof Podgórski on Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced on 13 February that Poland would sign a contract to purchase the US-made highly-mobile artillery rocket system HIMARS. According to Blaszczak, the purchase of these weapons will provide Poland with “security guarantees”. Sputnik discussed this with independent publicist Krzysztof Podgórski. Sputnik: Would the purchase of 20 rocket systems really provide such a guarantee? Krzysztof Podgórski: I think that the minister goes too far with that premise. Undoubtedly,…

Palestinian Militants Fire 3 Rockets Toward Israel

Monday, June 18, 2018

Palestinian militants shelled Israel with three rockets from the Gaza Strip on Monday, the press service of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said. “Following reports regarding sirens in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council, three launches were identified from the Gaza Strip aimed at Israeli territory. One of the launches apparently landed in the Gaza Strip,” the IDF said on its Twitter account. No information about casualties or damage has been reported. Same night, Israeli defense forces reported…

Israel says Iranian forces fired rockets at Golan Heights posts

Thursday, May 10, 2018

About 20 projectiles were fired into the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights by Iranian forces on Thursday, but minimal damage was reported and there were no Israeli casualties, Israel’s military said. The rockets targeting Israel Defense Forces forward posts in the Golan Heights were fired around 12:10 a.m. Thursday local time (5:10 p.m. Wednesday ET), Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus told reporters. The Israeli military said the rockets were fired by Iran’s Quds…