Afrin Kurds Wipe Out Jihadist Camp Using Thermal Night Optic

first published on June 20, 2020 by

A video uploaded by the Kurdish Afrin Liberation Forces (HRE) shows the elimination of an entire Turkish-backed jihadist encampment in the vicinity of al Baab.

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The footage demonstrates the usefulness of the thermal night optics as a combat multiplier. The targeted forces do not have lowlight or thermal optics and become extremely vulnerable to small arms fire. They can’t see, so they don’t know just how exposed they are. It doesn’t end well for them.