Intelligence Shows South Sudan Winning Againist Khartoum MilitarilyApril 20 | Posted by David Goldman | Intelligence News, Military Intelligence
Intelligence reports show’s South Sudan military capabilities particularly ground forces are doing better defending the territorial rights of South Sudan compared to Khartoum forces.
Military intelligence reports confirm that multi-pronged attacks on SPLM soldiers by Sudanese soldiers were very well stopped and repelled by the South Sudanese army.
Sudan launched a preemptive attack on Heglig late Wednesday but were forced to hasty retreat after a barrage of machine gun fire and rocket was launched by South Sudanese troops.
Sudan launched an attack on Northern Bahr el Ghazal state mid-Thursday but one of the fronts was quickly forced to a retreat by the South Sudanese forces.
These are two defeats in 24 hours and Heglig is still under SPLM, Military intelligence sources in Khartoum and Juba confirmed.
South Sudan forces have four times repelled attempts by Sudan to retake Heglig.
According to unconfirmed intelligence, SPLA has units of former Gaddaffi commando’s in its rank. This intelligence has been corroborated by Khartoum government that SPLA is using former Libyan government elite soldiers of ‘Khamis Brigade’ in its current operations.
Intelligence on South Sudan Army also shows that Israel and United States are arming the South Sudan army besides sending supplies to the front-line units. However, the intelligence is yet to be confirmed.
Intelligence confirms thatSouth Sudan armyt ook control of Katasla 23 kilometers inside Sudan and captured three tanks and hundreds of military equipment.
Presence of American and Israeli military experts in South Sudan besides the rear forward bases may trigger more tensions.
Sudan military intelligence believes South Sudan is armed with sophisticated Israeli weapons and American rocket launchers and manpads being used to shoot down Sudanese airforce jets.
South Sudan has also deployed T-72 tanks on the front-line with one destroyed by Sudanese army.
Sudan has lost more than 150 soldiers since the taking of Geglig oil town by SPLM.
A number of Sudanese soldiers have been taken prisoners of war by South Sudan military.