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Air force of Israel struck at Syria after Russia handed over to the Syrian army anti-aircraft missile complexes (ZRK) With-300. On Monday, November 5, according to Al-Masdar News, citing a military source in Damascus.
According to the interlocutor of the edition, the Israeli air force continue to fly along the Syrian border in Eastern Lebanon, however, cases of violation of Syrian airspace since the delivery of s-300 in early October were recorded. The source denied earlier Reuters published information about the fact that the Israeli air force allegedly attacked a number of facilities in Syria after the incident with the Russian Il-20 that was shot down in the night of September 18, near the Mediterranean coast.
The source also added that currently, the Russian military continues to train Syrian specialists to use put SAM in the provinces of Latakia and Hama.
In early October, Russia completed the supply to Syria three s-300 divisions, each of which consists of eight launchers. SAM went to Syria after maintenance free, as was used by Russia to replacement with more modern systems s-400. At the same time the defense Ministry stated that the training of Syrian specialists will require three months.
The decision to supply s-300 to Syria was taken once in September, the Russian reconnaissance aircraft Il-20 was hit by a Syrian missile system s-200 to track the Israeli fighter F-16 Fighting Falcon. In Russia believe that the s-300 will strengthen Syrian defense.
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