DAMASCUS, SYRIA (4: 35 P.M.) – The Russian-made, small-sized radar system 1L122-1E was spotted operating under the Syrian Army’s control in one of the extended battleground of the war-torn country.
Earlier, Moscow declared that it is boosting Syria’s air defense capabilities in order to defend itself against hostile airstrikes.
Recently, Russian sent four 5th generation Su-57 stealth fighters to conduct temporary operations across the country.
The newly-deployed 1L122E small-sized radar in 1L122-1E configuration is designed for use as a radar data source for flight radar support at field and temporary airfields and for air defense needs.
1L122-1Е can be portable or mountable (mobile) on track (wheel) chassis.
- Detect, position, and track aircraft, cruise missiles, and unmanned aerial vehicles;
- Conduct identification friend-or-foe interrogation;
- Automatically transmit track data to automated control systems.