Anti tank rocket

#1
I was sent this video of an alledged Syrian tank cooking off by an American friend. I don't if it is a Syrian tank or a shot taken on a range. The information that I got with the email is as follows although there seems to be quite a few videos of the same shot on Youtube.
Is it a genuine piece of video or is some one taking a bit of journalistic licence? The voice on the video sounds more British to me than anything


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What you are about to watch is an actual event. Our forces filmed this in actual time. What you are about to see is a fully armored Syrian tank being hit by an Israeli laser-guided, steel-penetrating, phosphorous-filled "hand held" rocket. The rocket is small, very portable and is a tightly controlled weapon, each one is accounted for when they are checked out and back in. There must be no fewer than 2 soldiers present to verify the use, one must be a senior officer with a minimum of 10 years military service. (Sorry, the name and program is kept secret.)

This tank was headed for one of Israel 's settlements; there were four more tanks one mile to the rear of this tank. (They turned around before getting to this area.)

You can hear the ammunition going off after the initial strike. No tank member survived this event. It did not make the news, it is an everyday event for our forces and we do not "embed" news sources with our armed forces like the Americans do. This is for our survival, not for news entertainment.














[video=youtube;Sq7DaJ_CIEE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sq7DaJ_CIEE[/video]



 
#3
30 seconds on google seems to say that it's a remote-controlled Centurian being taken out by a Bofors Bill missile on a firing range in Sweden, circa 1987.
 
#4
If a Syrian tank was destroyed by Israeli forces while heading towards Israeli settlements I think it would have warranted more than a youtube video.
It would be an international incident with both sides tooling up pretty sharpish.

Besides, the article is written by a seven year old with a fixation with commando comics. It's clearly on some sort of range and how many border guards have a film crew with them 24/7?
 
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