Sunday, 25 February 2018

Did Syria just shoot down 5 missiles fired by Israel?

This has yet to be confirmed but is huge if true

Israel Fires 5 Missiles at Syria; ALL SHOT DOWN!


14 February, 2018

Approximately one hour ago, at about 11:45 AM eastern US time, Israel fired five missiles at Syria, targeting the Dumayr Air Base northwest of East Ghouta. Stunningly, ALL FIVE MISSILES wer shot down by the Syrian Air Force. NOT ONE Israeli missile got through.

This is a developing story, please check back for updates.


UPDATE 12:55 PM EST –

Syrian Air Defense Pantsir-S shot down five projectiles over Dumair airbase

The Pantsir-S1 is a combined short to medium range surface-to-air missile and anti-aircraft artillery weapon system produced by KBP of Tula, Russia.

The system is a further development of 2K22 Tunguska (NATO reporting name: SA-19/SA-N-11) and represents the latest air defense technology by using phased array radars for both target acquisition and tracking.

The Pantsir-S1 was designed to provide point air defense of military/industrial/administrative installations against aircraft, helicopters, precision munitions, cruise missiles and UAVs and to provide additional protection to air defense units from enemy air attacks employing precision munitions especially at the low to extremely low ranges.


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