The Russian Federal Security Service has published a fresh video, showing the Russian Special Operations Forces, operating in Palmyra.
The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has published a video, showing the Russian Special Operations Forces, operating during the liberation of the Syrian city of Palmyra.
The one-and-a-half-minute video includes scenes of destruction of terrorists’ infantry and vehicles, equipped with weapons, hitting of a bomb-laden vehicle with a guided missile, fired from a portable system, support for a ground operation, provided by attack helicopters of the Russian Aerospace Forces, inspection and demining of facilities, cleared of terrorists.
“The operation to drive terrorists out from the city was planned and conducted under the guidance of Russian military advisers. The Russian air power and Special Operations Forces made a decisive contribution to the defeat of militants in the area of Palmyra,” chief of the Main Operations Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, Colonel General Sergei Rudskoy, said.
Not only aircraft, but also the latest Ka-52 attack helicopters, which have demonstrated high efficiency in the mountain wilderness, were used against terrorists. At the same time, heavy weapons were not used in the historical part of the city in order to preserve objects of cultural heritage.