Israel’s ISI released a fresh satellite image showing positions of the S-300 air defense system supplied by Russia to Syria. According to the released picture, all four S-300 launchers are now erected.
A previous picture from the area taken in February 2019 showed 3 of 4 S-300 launchers erected. Then, sources commenting on this kind of satellite images speculated that it indicated a partial combat readiness of the S-300 system.
Russia supplied this S-300 air defense system to the Syrian military in the second half of 2018 in respnose to hostile Israeli actions towards Russian forces deployed in the war-torn country. Despite this, the system has never been employed.
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