Date: 8 months ago   Category: Russia

Russia will arm Syria with the S-300 rockets


The Syrian military will be able to hit several air targets at the same time. Interception will happen at distance more than 250 kilometers. The Syrian military will receive the surface-to-air missile S-300 missile system from Russia. Deliveries will be carried out within two weeks. The Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation Sergey Shoygu has told about it, Interfax on Monday, September 24 reports. "The modern surface-to-air missile S-300 missile system will be transferred to the Syrian armed forces within two weeks. It is capable to intercept means of air attack on range more than 250 km and at the same time to hit several air targets", – Shoygu has told. He has emphasized that Russia in 2013 at the request of Israel has suspended delivery to Syria of the S-300 complex which has been already prepared for sending, and the Syrian military personnel has had the corresponding training. "Today the situation has changed. And not through our fault", – sweep aside Shoygu. Besides, Moscow will equip command posts of the Syrian air defenses connections with automated control systems which were used only in Russia earlier. According to Shoygu, it will provide "the centralized management in every way and anti-aircraft weapons of Syria, conducting monitoring of an air situation and expeditious delivery of targetings". Also Syrian anti-aircraft weapons will be able to identify the Russian planes. "In areas, adjacent to Syria, over the water area of the Mediterranean Sea radio-electronic suppression of satellite navigation, onboard radar stations and communication systems of the fighting aircraft attacking objects in the Syrian territory will be carried out", – Shoygu summarized. 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". Later the commander of the Israeli Air Force major general Amikam Norkin has taken off for Moscow for discussion of an incident. During negotiations he has transferred to the Russian side data on the downed aircraft. News отв Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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