S-300

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:45 P.M.) – The Syrian military’s S-300 system was put on high alert during the Israeli attack on Sunday evening; however, it was not used, a source told the Arabic language version of Sputnik News.

According to the source, the Soviet-era S-200 had managed to intercept five out of six Israeli cruise missiles that were fired towards the Homs Governorate, so there was no need to deploy their S-300 system.

The Israeli Air Force launched both a sea and air assault on the Damascus and Homs governorates, causing significant damage to a number of areas in southwestern Syria, including the town of Sahnaya.

Prior to the attack, the Israel-based Image Satellite International company released a photo showing the Syrian S-300 system fully intact and ready for service in the city of Masyaf.

The Syrian military first received the S-300 system from Russia on October 1st, 2018. The Russian military delivered the system after they blamed the Israeli Air Force for the downing of their IL-20 reconnaissance aircraft off the coast of Latakia.

The Russian Ministry of Defense said an Israeli F-16 used the IL-20 for over during the Syrian air defenses’ attempt to intercept the enemy aircraft. Israel has denied these accusations.

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coyotl

It was very necessary – against the attacking planes, but perhaps Russia advised against.. anyway at some point S200 will run out of missiles, and then will more be supplied or will all systems be replaced?

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Aaron Driver

“Didnt need to be used” well tell that to the 3 children and 13 other civilians that were killed and the other 21 civilians that were injured and the countless friends and family that have to bury their loved ones this was a flagrant illegal attack from israel targeting civilians in order to provoke a reaction from IRAN. They should have shot those fighter jets out of the sky for what they did shameful!

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Rhodium 10

S-200 cannot intercept cruise missile…surely were intercepted by BUK , New Pechora or Pantsir….

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Considering the map of strikes :
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5 on 6 intercepted? Really?

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They are speaking of a “category” which both the S200 and S300 are designed to deal with.
Not every bomb and missile used which are better defended by likes of Pantsir Tor Buk etc.
The point being discretely made is that those 5 cruise missiles downed would have likely quad tripled the casulties.
So as such it was a heartening result however the casualties will be mourned RIP.

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Certainly the can thats what they are designed for…remember these are really S260 which are heavilly upgraded and modernised.
As also very cost effective much cheaper missiles to fire than 300.350,400,and 500.

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Sahnaya town after the israeli airstrikes.

PICTURES 1 https://www.facebook.com/sahnayanews/posts/2126897724085358

PICTURES 2 https://www.facebook.com/sahnayanews/posts/2126291057479358

The original link VIDEO posted by AMN https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=424683035053973

As said in this link and video, the video was taken outside Sahnaya town, many destructions are from the post-war Syria…

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The video posted by AMN doesn’t show the Sahnaya town but outside the town (as said in the original video link), and many destructions are from post-war Syria not from the Israeli airstrike.

And there are still morons on this site believing this bougnoule of Leith Abou Fadel, without checking the source…

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In the meantime, insurrection against the SDF continue in the northeastern Syria, yesterday a carbomb targeted the SDF HQ of the town of Abu Rassine located in the north-west of Al Hassakah in the kurdish stronghold, many FDS members killed and wounded.

1/07/2019

PICTURES https://www.facebook.com/alHasakah1212/posts/2321125204673457

Pro-Kurdish media confirming the “terrorist car bomb attack” in Abu Rassine
PICTURE https://www.facebook.com/serekaniye.he/photos/a.212153066358534/319279942312512

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A High ranking SDF tribal leader “Abid Khalf Al Hassan” was killed yesterday by “unknown men” in his hometown village of Al Ally near Tal Abyad in the north of Raqqa, “Abid Khalf Al Hassan” was the leader of the most important tribes supporting the SDF the Albou Assaf tribes.

PICTURE https://www.facebook.com/Furat.River.Network/photos/a.207839973219841/342722409731596

Pro-SDF media confirming the death of the tribal leader PICTURE VIDEO https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=548738422326766&id=100015718392957

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Anyone who supports this terrorist-parasite state of Saudi Arabia should die !

Saudi-Arabia + UAE = Enemies of Humanity

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This is full BS. The S300 was delivered by Shoigu because he was upset by the Il-20 massacre BUT later on Putin regain control and forbid the use of the S300 against Israel ( because of his beloved Bibi )