Date: 10 months ago   Category: Russia

Russia has said that the S-300 complex already in Syria


In total 49 pieces of equipment are put: illumination locators, main systems of definition, car of management and four launchers. The Syrian military have received the Russian S-300 surface-to-air missile system on arms. It became known during the meeting of the Russian Security Council in Moscow, Interfax on Tuesday, October 2 reports. "During the meeting the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation Sergey Shoygu has reported on participants on implementation of delivery of the S-300 complex and other equipment for increase in level of safety of the Russian military personnel in Syria", – it is said in the statement. Shoygu has specified that all 49 pieces of equipment are put: illumination locators, main systems of definition, car of management and four launchers. According to him, the Syrian experts in three months will be trained to use the S-300 systems. "Also have finished selection of necessary personnel, experts and have started training", – the Russian minister has told. Also Shoygu has noted that the Russian military "have considerably strengthened and have included the system of radio-electronic fight". "Have added the additional equipment there. As a result today we control a near zone to 50 kilometers and a distant zone – the main direction from which there were calling on the Syrian territory – we control on 200 kilometers", – Shoygu has assured. We will remind, on the night of September 18 the Russian Il-20 scout plane has been hit by the Syrian air defenses. 15 soldiers have died. Russia has said that this incident has occurred because of Israel. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin called air crash Il-20 a chain of casual circumstances and has promised in reply "steps which will notice everything". Already on September 24 it became known that Russia will arm Syria with the S-300 rockets. Deliveries were supposed to be carried out within two weeks. In reply Israel has stated that S-300 will be destroyed if they are used against his aircraft. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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