Russia Just Shot Down One of Their Own Best Fighter Bombers

The Russians have a problem.

Their surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems are good. Maybe too good.

Or, at least too good to let them be operated by lightly-trained boneheads in the Luhansk People’s Republic.

Remember, these are the same separatists who shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in 2014 killing all 298…

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Wes O'Donnell

Wes O'Donnell

Multi-Branch Veteran | Military & Global Security Writer for War is Boring, GENmag, OneZero, Edge | Law Student at WMU | TEDx Speaker | Dad to 3 | Hates nukes