Search This Blog

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Russia Defiant As Missile System 'Sent To Syria'

Pantsir-S1 (SA-22 Greyhound)Russia has urged the US to engage in military co-operation amid reports it is sending an advanced anti-aircraft missile system to Syria.

Two Western officials and a Russian source told Reuters that Moscow is sending Pantsir-S missiles to the war-torn country where the US has been engaging in airstrikes on Islamic State. Russia is also staging naval exercises off Syria's coast.

The anti-aircraft system would be operated by Russian troops, rather than Syrians, the Western officials said.

Read more

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: only a member of this blog may post a comment.

Fair Use Notice

This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner.

The material is being made available in an effort to advance understanding arms trade activities, for non-profit research and educational purposes only.

I believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law.

If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use,' you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

This is a completely non-commercial site for private personal use. No fee is charged, and no money is made off of the operation of this site.