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JULY 2020

Mysterious Russian Jets Intercept Nonexisting Israeli Warplanes


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Mysterious Russian Jets Intercept Nonexisting Israeli Warplanes

Russia’s Sukhoi Su-35 fighter, via Russia Insider/Asia Times

Russian warplanes have intercepted an Israeli fighter jet that was preparing to bomb a site inside of Syria, al-Masdar News reported on October 8. The pro-government blog cited Avia.Pro as the source. The Russian outlet had reported that a Russian warplane was spotted near the southern border of Syria after an Israeli fighter jet made an appearance there.

“It was reported about the flights of Russian fighters over southern Syria, presumably due to the appearance of Israeli military aircraft,” the report said.

Several Syrian sources, including the Syrian Military Capabilities twitter account, confirmed that a Russian warplane was flying over southern Syria. However, there was no reports of any hostile Israel action at that time.

In the last few months, several sources reported that Russian warplanes moved to “foil” Israeli attacks on Syria. These claims were never confirmed by Russia, Israel or any credible source in Damascus.

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  • James R

    What other logical reason is there for the RUAF to be flying over Quneitra?

    • Harry Smith

      There are beautiful landscapes. :)

  • verner

    wasn’t t so that putin warned israel a few weeks back to do anything in syria and that anything along those lines would result in a downed israeli jet – I have thought for some time that the reason for israel being so quiet and withdrawn was that stern warning by putin to netanyahu.

    • Хасен Жасем Халфет

      the warning would have come from Shoigu. he met Bibi just before Putin in Sochi. some reports say he realayed hard messages on behalf of Russian Military.
      Also I would interpret it as the last warning from Russia that the Syrian S-300 PMU2 are really working now, like “we are warning you so you do not come crying if S-300 downs a fighter or two”

  • Stinky Man

    Syria is winding down. Trump will do what he said he would do “Get out of Syria”.
    Erdoğan will do what he said (kill the Kurds).
    The Israelis will cease their aggression without the American kids (young service man) serving as Israels front line in Syria. As the Israeli kids sleep soundly in their beds.


    ” However, there was no reports of any hostile Israel action at that time. ”
    So that means the aircraft did not exist ?

    • Cronos Sin Apellidos

      It means the aircraft, if any, didn`t attack.

      • Saso Mange

        Since Israel is technically in war with Syria – fighter jet being near Syrian borders is hostile action indeed.

        • RichardD

          Especially when they’re violating Lebanese airspace from where most of the attacks originate.

          • Saso Mange

            I truly hope that Nasrallah will get green light from Lebanese government to supply Lebanon with anti air defense. Things are changing since Tehran-Damascus-Beirut and also Baghdad are now connected with free highway connection :) Fingers crossed.

  • RichardD

    Avia.pro is a questionable source in my opinion. Though there have been other outlets running similar stories citing different unnamed sources. So I’m not sure what to think. The Russians have long range air to air missiles that can take down Israeli aircraft outside of Syrian airspace from within Syrian airspace. Whether the rules of engagement have changed to allow this is unconfirmed from a reliable verifiable source at this time.

  • Assad must stay (gr8rambino)

    i hope they did intercept them

  • RichardD

    Avia.pro is running a number of articles about the ineffectiveness of Russian air defense systems against Israeli F-35s citing unnamed experts. So I question the accuracy of their information.

    “Russia still has not told why the Syrian S-300s did not work.

    The air strikes of the Israeli Air Force, inflicted on the territory of Syria on March 27, 2019, were mostly successful. Syrian air defense systems shot down several missiles, but Israeli fighters not only were able to enter the airspace of the Arab Republic, but also attacked directly in the affected area of ​​the Syrian and Russian air defense systems, and returned to their bases just as successfully. Despite the fact that Russia had previously announced the integration of Syrian air defense systems with air defense systems located at the Russian military air base Khmeimim, no adequate response to Israeli aggressive actions has yet been received.”

    – Russian Defense Ministry still has not reported for the failure of the S-300 in Syria –


    • US-Navy Revert Shia

      Bull shit, No Horse shit

  • Admiral_Moorer_believed

    I am guessing that Russia has allowed the Israeli F35’s to fly around so that they could fine tune their Radar and S300 and S400 systems.
    Now they have done that, they will actively turn Israeli planes away at the border.
    I am guessing that Russia is aware at each and every Israeli plane take off and can get there to confront it.

  • hvaiallverden

    I agrees with RD, one thing is to shoot down an ISISrael jet, another thing is an wankeestand one, and of course to make an electronic singature of an wankeedoodle jet is easy, and why souldnt the Russian AF just see for them selfs to confirm that, and if anything I think that was what happened, and the F35 isnt an stealth plane, forget that, and the reasons for the years aerial attacks happening was because they where alowed to happen by Putin/RUFs, where as to the present the Syrians is for now, alowed to shoot down whatever missile/drone they can see/find, but NOT UssA fighter planes, not the other way around, but this time, since I am certain the Russians radar/covering of the region is really adekvat, and more or less covers what they need to cover, the ISISrael games are more or less been halted/altered.

    The main problem is Moronika, Pissrael isnt, but Pissrael will of course fight any war, against anyone to the last wankeedoodle cannon fodder is gone, yeah, what else do to with stupid and ignorant Moronikan slaves.

    And there you have it in short text.


  • verner

    but however you look at it, israel, this wankstain on the map, is very quiet these days which makes me believe that president putin actually warned that walking wanker netanyahu from doing anything in syria, lest they would be shot down. i.e. no attacks on syrian or iranian objects no more. the attacks on iraqi pmu:s also seems to have slowed probably because the iraqi genera that provided the locations of the pmu:s to israel no longer is in a position to do so.