Mortar Attack or Exposure Error?
Judging by similar "flares" to the south, I'm inclined to believe this is a case of exposure error.
Military - Air Ports
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@ 2008-09-10 22:25:54
Not sure what you are seeing in this pic but these images of Balad are VERY old, its way more built up than in these pics. It is called mortaritaville due to the high amount of mortar attacks. I just left there at the end of May 2008. Mortar attacks are not nearly as bad as when these images were made but it still is a common everyday occurence.
Four Duece Camp
American RQ-1 Predator UAVs
Coalition helicopter over Balad airbase
Two coalition helicopters approaching Anaconda
Iraqi MIG-23s Pushed Aside
Something Burried In Iraq
The Abu Musab al-Zarqawi House (which no longer exists)
2006-06-07 - Best Guess to location Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was killed
Interesting Vehicle Formations Near Bunker Complex
Berms Arrayed In Oval Patterns
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