Turkish army starts deployment of rocket launcher anti-aircraft guns along border Syria 2906122
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Defense News - Turkey
|Friday, June 29, 2012, 05:25 AM|
|Turkish army starts deployment of rocket launcher and anti-aircraft guns along border with Syria.|
Turkey started deploying rocket launchers and anti-aircraft guns along its border with Syria after its fighter jet was shot down by its neighbor last week, according to local media on Thursday, June 28, 2012. Turkish television showed that a convoy of about 30 military vehicles, including trucks loaded with missile batteries, arrived in Turkey's coastal town of Iskenderun and deployed near the the Syrian border 50 km away on Wednesday.
A Turkish military truck transports a mobile missile launcher in Hatay province near the Turkish-Syrian border June 28, 2012.
The convoy, escorted by police cars, included rocket launchers on transporters, anti-aircraft artillery and military ambulances. Other military vehicles also moved to the border town of Reyhanli in Hatay province.