RUSSIAN MILITARY SHOWS WRECKAGE OF MISSILES INTERCEPTED IN SYRIA, SAYS TWO UNEXPLODED MISSILES DELIVERED TO MOSCOW
25 April, 2018
“Some of the missiles failed to reach the designated targets apparently due to technical failures, which created the risk of destroying civilian facilities and causing civilian casualties. Two of them, a cruise missile Tomahawk and a high-accuracy air-launched missile, have been brought to Moscow.You can see the Tomahawk’s warhead in this slide,” Colonel-General Rudskoy said.
“The results of this work will be used to improve Russian weapon systems,” Rudskoy said.
SF recalls that the Pentagon says that the US, the UK and France launched 105 missile on targets in Syria on April 14. According to the Pentagon, no missiles were intercepted and all of them hit their targets.
The Russian Defense Ministry initially said that 71 missiles had been intercepted by the Syrian Air Defense Forces.
“Russian specialists will continue training Syrian military personnel, and will assist in mastering new air defense systems, which will be supplied in the near future,” Rudskoy said.