Sunday, January 18, 2009

Jets and helicopter gunships have taken many major targets SLAF has flown 1,345 missions in Eelam War IV

(TI)The SLAF has conducted a staggering 1,345 missions since the LTTE triggered the Eelam War IV in June 2006. Of them, 1,256 targets had been taken by jets and the rest by helicopter gunships.

The missions included operations conducted by the Katunayake-based jet squadrons, including the No. 5 established in last year in response to the threat posed by LTTE aircraft and helicopter gunships. Full Text