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Syria: Russia delivers S-300 missile systems to Syria00:52

Syria: Russia delivers S-300 missile systems to Syria

Syrian Arab Republic, Hmeymim air base
October 3, 2018 at 07:04 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian S-300 surface-to-air missile systems were delivered to Syria, footage released by the Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Wednesday shows.

The missile systems can be seen being unloaded from an An-124-100 Ruslan strategic airlift jet aircraft at the Hmeymim air base.

The Russian MoD announced the plan to supply S-300 missile defence systems to the Syrian military after a Russian Il-20 jet was downed on September 17.

The equipment, which includes radar, control vehicles, and four launchers; have reportedly been supplied in order to boost the security of the Russian taskforce in Syria.

The S-300 is an air defense missile system capable of eliminating advanced aircraft, including planes using stealth technology, medium-range ballistic missiles, tactical and cruise missiles, airborne early warning and control aircraft, as well as reconnaissance and strike systems.

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Russian S-300 surface-to-air missile systems were delivered to Syria, footage released by the Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Wednesday shows.

The missile systems can be seen being unloaded from an An-124-100 Ruslan strategic airlift jet aircraft at the Hmeymim air base.

The Russian MoD announced the plan to supply S-300 missile defence systems to the Syrian military after a Russian Il-20 jet was downed on September 17.

The equipment, which includes radar, control vehicles, and four launchers; have reportedly been supplied in order to boost the security of the Russian taskforce in Syria.

The S-300 is an air defense missile system capable of eliminating advanced aircraft, including planes using stealth technology, medium-range ballistic missiles, tactical and cruise missiles, airborne early warning and control aircraft, as well as reconnaissance and strike systems.

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