Trump ad asks people to support the troops. But it uses a picture of Russian jets.

A digital ad declared by a fundraising arm of the Trump campaign on September. 11 calling on citizens to “help our army” utilizes a stock photo of Russian-made fighter jets & weapons.

The ad, that has been made by this Trump Make America Nice Again Committee, features silhouettes of 3 warriors walking as a fighter jet flies over them. The ad 1st surfaced on September. eight & ran till September. 12.

“That’s definitely a MiG-29,” stated Pierre Sprey, who helped design both the F-16 & A-10 planes for the U.S. Air Enforce. “I’m glad to watch it’s supporting our army.”

He observed the angle of the airplane’s tail, the way the tail is swept far back, & the spacing of the engines, with the tunnel between them.

Ruslan Pukhov, director of the Center for Analysis of Strategies & Technologies in Moscow, affirmed that the planes are Russian MiG-29s, & also stated the warrior on the far right within the ad carries an AK-74 assault rifle.

The Trump Make America Nice Again Committee is run by both the Republican Domestic Committee & the campaign. Majority of the low-dollar & digital donations rised by this committee goes to the campaign.

The image within the ad is a stock photo available on with the title “Military silhouettes of warriors & airforce over the backdrop of sunset sky.” The founder of the image, called “BPTU,” states they’re based in Andorra, however didn’t respond to a Facebook(FB) sms.

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