Russian S-400 Anti-Aircraft Missiles to Remain in Syria

Russian S-400 Anti-Aircraft Missiles to Remain in Syria
Wed Mar 16, 2016 13:34:16

The Russian Air Force is not going anywhere; in fact, the Russian Federation is only withdrawing its ground forces that were primarily stationed in Lattakia to protect their aerial assets, informed sources said.

The sources said that the Russian fighter jets and aerial facilities, including their sophisticated S-400 anti-aircraft missiles deployed to the country after the Turkish Air Defense shot down a Russian fighter jet over the Lattakia province, will continue their fight against terrorism in Syria.

The Humaymim Airfields, used by the Russian air force, and the entire lands of Lattakia province are on the verge of being under the complete control of the Syrian Army and their allies.

So, in fact, the Russian Marines stationed in the Lattakia are not currently needed anymore.

On Sunday, the Russian Air Force continued to carry out anti-terrorism combat fights over the ISIS concentration centers near the ancient city of Palmyra (Tadmur) in the Central province of Homs and targeted them heavily.

The Russian fighter jets hit the ISIS combatants heavily around Sukhanah-Palmyra Road, which not only ended in the killing or wounding of several terrorists but inflicted major damage on their military hardware, FNA reported.


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