“Shell,” a U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel and Raptor squadron commander of stealth F-22 Lockheed Martin Raptors had a critical job to do: deconflict coalition operations over Syria with an irate Russia. “Shell” was just days into his first deployment to U.S. Central Command (Centcom) when U.S. Navy destroyers launched a surprise strike against the Syrian regime, pummeling Shayrat Airfield with dozens of Tomahawk cruise missiles.
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Russia’s Defense Ministry has cautioned the US-led coalition of carrying out airstrikes on Syrian Army positions, adding in Syria there are numerous S-300 and S-400 air defense systems up and running. Where it could go from here is anyone’s speculation.