In Syria there is a new Russian station secret satellite communications. The system has been tried when communicating command with representatives of the coalition under US leadership. In addition, personnel were allowed to use the connection for communication with relatives.
This information, as reported TASS, said at a roundtable devoted to the experience of the use of troops in Syria on Friday, the head of the Main Directorate of communications of the RF armed forces – Deputy chief of the General staff of the armed forces Lieutenant-General Khalil Arslanov.
“In the course of military operations in Syria for the first time we tested and implemented a new way of organizing secure communication using the networks of operators of foreign countries,” he said.
According to Arslanova, the command of the troops in Syria already tested the system and conducted with the help of her talks with members of the coalition under US leadership. In addition, the staff was able to communicate with relatives.
Arslanov said that in the course of warfare in Syria, there was a partially destroyed fixed communications network and to use it was impossible. What part of this network functioned, but did not satisfy the Russian military bandwidth. Well, in the field at all this link did not work.
In addition, the Russian military is three times increased group ground satellite communications in Syria and increased the power of the repeaters, has undertaken a reorientation of antenna systems for communication satellites for military and dual-purpose.
Arslanov added that in Syria during the war were put out of action a large number of lines wired. According to him a large part of tropospheric and radio-relay communications were lost as a result of the defeat of the government troops in Palmyra, and the provinces of Deir ez-Zor and Idlib.