Al Nusrah Front video showcases more American-made TOW missiles

The Al Nusrah Front, al Qaeda’s official branch in Syria, has released another video showing its fighters using American-made TOW missiles. As The Long War Journal reported earlier this week, Al Nusrah released a video featuring a TOW missile attack in the early hours of the jihadists’ newly-launched offensive against Syrian regime forces in the city of Idlib.

Al Nusrah continues to use the weapons against Bashar al Assad’s forces. Earlier today, Al Nusrah released the video shown above on one of its official Twitter feeds. The fighter, whose face is obscured, fires two TOW missiles on Syrian tanks. The video footage shows one of the tanks creeping above the horizon before it is destroyed…

More details and screen-shots at the link. Al Nusrah is allied with Al Qaeda.

  • Drunk_by_Noon

    Say what you want about our inscrutable foreign policy decisions, “The Great Satan” does make some quality hardware that gets things done.

    • Frau Katze

      It seems to be very popular with men on the ground!

      • Drunk_by_Noon

        I know, and you’d think they would be more grateful.

        All kidding aside, we have armed Neanderthals with phasers.
        ‘Probably not the best idea to have ever come out of the Obama administration.

  • dance…dancetotheradio
  • Brett_McS

    As Soviet generals later admitted, the Americans gave them the tanks, vehicles and supplies (“Lend/Lease”) without which they would not have been able to march on Berlin. Looks like another, similar, foreign policy triumph in the making here.

    • Just a thought

      FDR was also a Democrat. Of course, despite his blunders, he at least also had some accomplishments, i.e., didn’t lose WWII outright, just set us up for the long cold war that followed.

  • lolwut?

    Why can’t they simply design these types of weapons with kill switches that can be activated via satellite?

    I mean come on, even smart phones can be wiped and bricked remotely.

    • Just a thought

      Obama would only give them the codes, and they could make ours inoperative.

  • canminuteman

    None of these muzzies have a very large vocabulary do they.