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US troops in Syria seem to be getting hit with directed-energy attacks, and the Pentagon suspects Russia is doing it, report says

23 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The US is investigating what appears to be directed-energy attacks on US troops, and the Pentagon suspects Russia is behind them, Politico reported .
Four national-security officials involved in the investigation told Politico that the Department of Defense has been investigating the incidents of suspected attacks since last year.
Two sources told Politico that this included incidents in Syria, where troops developed flu-like symptoms last fall.
Politico also reported that the Defense Department has briefed lawmakers on intelligence about the suspected attacks.
But a...
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Pentagon investigated suspected Russian directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops

Pentagon investigated suspected Russian directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops

23 days ago   |   By Politico

The Pentagon has briefed top lawmakers on intelligence surrounding suspected directed-energy attacks against U.S. troops, and officials identified Russia as a likely culprit, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter.
The Defense Department had been investigating the incidents, including those targeting its personnel around the world, since last year, according to four former national security officials directly involved in the probe.
Pentagon officials informed at least two key groups of lawmakers earlier this year, in written form and in-person, about the investigation...
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