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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Shoigu summed up the results of the operation HQs in Syria: tested new missiles


Summing up the Russian RAID in Syria, Sergei Shoigu said that the country has managed to stabilize the situation, as well as to test new weapons, including missiles X-101.


photo: Natalia Muslinkina

The head of the defense Ministry army General Sergei Shoigu on military-technical conference announced the results of the operation videoconferencing in Syria over the past year.

According to him, Russian troops “managed to stabilize the situation in the country,” and to liberate the major part of territories from insurgents (banned in Russia) ISIS.

Also the Russian military was able to organize the work of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties and to smuggle tons of humanitarian cargo, quotes the MinisterInterfax”.

As for combat missions, according to Shoigu, videoconferencing struck at the places of clusters of terrorists and their infrastructure facilities that allowed us to see modern Russian weapons, and also get the experience of firing precision weapons long range, including surface ships and submarines from the waters of the Caspian and Mediterranean seas.

Another achievement of the Russian military, said the head of MO, was the use of missiles, air-launched Kh-101 with a range of up to 4.5 thousand kilometers.

Planes videoconferencing worked in difficult desert terrain, said Shoigu, and showed reliability and efficiency.

Recall that the operation in Syria began on 30 September 2015 following the official request from the country’s incumbent President Bashar al-Assad to help in the fight against terrorists. Videoconferencing started a joint aerial operation with the Syrian military. Viagraprice is on the basis Hamim. Bombers and attack aircraft of the Russian Federation videoconferencing undercover fighters and helicopters. The attack by the terrorists was also conducted from ships in the Caspian and Mediterranean seas, including the missile cruiser “Moskva” and “Varyag”. For the first time in real combat conditions were applied the cruise missiles of sea basing “Caliber”. On 5 October, the official representative of Russian defense Ministry Igor Konashenkov said on the redeployment of Russian naval base in Tartus batteries of s-300.

The deployment of Russian troops in Syria. Chronicle of events
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