Daily Archives: September 8, 2017

This Week’s MOD Graphic

Still no procurement info. And figures on transportation are missing this week. Only so much fits on a page one supposes.

But the MOD has given a glimpse of its BDA from the skies over Syria. It reports 1,417 flights delivered 2,687 strikes “destroying” more than 1,200 terrorists, 80 armored vehicles, and 200 other armed vehicles.

This week's MOD graphic

In driver training, 1,234 exercises (45% at night) occurred on 106 ranges. The airborne jumped 7,707 times. The air force flew 314 patrols from 48 airfields.

This week 1,472 individuals were accepted for contract service and 3,313 were in the selection process.

Last Week’s MOD Graphic

No new procurement was reported on last week’s graphic.

Last week's MOD graphic

The VKS conducted 350 combat flights against 900 “international terrorist” targets in Syria. More than 130 drones flew more than 400 sorties.

Driver training included 1,657 exercises (46% at night) on 114 ranges. The VDV conducted 7,600 parachute jumps. The air forces flew more than 290 patrols from 61 airfields.

Military transportation activity featured more than 1,000 trains, more than 2,000 vehicles, more than 170 aircraft, and more than 10 ships.

Individuals taken on contract service added up to 1,034 and those in processing were 1,097.