According to the information sources from Sri Lanka Air Force, we have been learnt that LTTE is getting information regarding any air attack before it commences. After the death of LTTE Political wing leader, Tamil Selvam, they have managed to get prior information of the air attacks and because of this , SLAF were failed in targeting any of the LTTE leaders after Tamil Selvam`s death.
As learnt by `LeN`, after receiving proper targets from Military Intelligent Units, SLAF study the targets, check the condition of the carft which is going for the attack, fix the bombs and then hand over the craft to the pilot which will take atleast 20 minutes to the Engineering Division of SLAF. The pilot will take 17 minutes to complete his job. During this 37-40 minutes period, LTTE leaders get information about the attack and are able to move to the hiding places.
It is suspected that most probably, LTTE gets information from Intelligent Units itself. Passing on Information to LTTE is a way of easy earning of huge sum of money. Our information sources say that it will not take much time to pass information on to a Spy. The only thing is to get an international telephone call to them. It is further stated that SLAF is unable to get expected results from the air attacks which incurred lot of money. However, SLAF say that they are doing their best to destroy the targets.
In the meantime, our information sources say that critisizing the controversial purchase of MIG 27 is baseless. MIG 27 is the world`s cheapest but accurate and easiest one to use. Further, spares for same can be purchased directly from Russia at a cheaper rate without going through a third party. Even though rumours are spreading all over regarding commissions, there are no other fighting craft in the world which can be purchased for 250 million dollars.