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DECEMBER 2022

Syrian Air Defense Shot Down Two Cruise Missiles, Six Guided Bombs During Last Israeli Attack

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Syrian Air Defense Shot Down Two Cruise Missiles, Six Guided Bombs During Last Israeli Attack

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Syrian air defense shot down several cruise missiles and guided bombs while repelling the September 17 Israeli aerial attack on the capital, Damascus, Major General Oleg Yegorov, deputy head of the Russian Reconciliation Center in Syria, revealed.

The attack targeted Damascus international Airport and several other positions to the south of the capital, including an alleged office of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

“Between 00:45 and 00:55 A.M. on September 17, four F-16 tactical fighter jets of the Israeli Air Force launched four cruise missiles and ten guided bombs from Golan at Damascus. Syrian air defense forces on duty shot down two missiles and six guided bombs using Russian-made Pantsir-S1 and Buk-M2E air defense systems,” said Maj. Gen. Yegorov.

The Pantsir-S1 is a short-range air-defense system that is specialized in point defense, while the Buk-M2E was developed to engage targets at a longer range and higher altitudes.

Syrian Air Defense Shot Down Two Cruise Missiles, Six Guided Bombs During Last Israeli Attack

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Syrian Air Defense Shot Down Two Cruise Missiles, Six Guided Bombs During Last Israeli Attack

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The Israeli attack didn’t effect operations at Damascus International Airport. However, it damaged at least two structures inside the airport, as apparent in new satellite images. An air defense base located in the nearby district of al-Kiswah was also hit.

At least five service members of the SAA were killed as a result of the attack. All of them were reportedly air defense operators.

Israel stepped up its attacks on Syrian airports in the last few weeks, allegedly to disturb Iranian weapons shipments meant for Hezbollah in Lebanon. Earlier this year, Tel Aviv accused the IRGC of smuggling weapons to Syria aboard civilian airliners.

The recent attacks were likely meant to pressure Syria into moving away from its allies. This will not likely happen any time soon.

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maz

Wht the F doesn’t Syria Fire some missiles at the main Israeli airport? Syrians are cowards. The only language that the dirty Yids understand is the language of force.

Peppe il Sicario

I gave up on the Syrians years ago. After seeing how their refugees in Europe behaved, I came to the conclusion that they deserve what they get. Why should any normal Syrian enroll in the Syrian Armed Forces when the government acts like a crew of pussy bitches with Israhell.

Jnoub

All those Syrian refugees are anti government anyways, almost all of them have family members that affiliated to isis lol

hunter bidé lab pork !

IZZISrael ss jew zio pigs its the most cowers abortion terrorist of the world !!! they have too much monkeys in their heads and too much fever in the anus !!! so some big missils from Iran should send that parazites to hell !!!

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Iron Zion 🦾🇮🇱

Coping mechanism for terrorists. They believe they shoot some missiles. Yet we blow them hard. They lose soldiers. Pain is real.

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Limp Dick Zion

You do like to blow them hard. Probably why TelAviv is the queerest city on earth.

This is the end of the world as we know it

Once they can shut down a fighter jet then come talk

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Fred Dozer

Once Iran gets Russian New Fighter Jets & S-400 systems ! I hope they will control the use of both.

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