Game of Drones: Now Russia, terrorists launch attacks with 13 drones against two Russian military bases in Syria.
On the night of January 5 to 6, terrorists launched attacks in Syria by means of 13 unmanned flyers against the Russian military bases of Jmeimim and Tartus, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Monday. However, the Russian military managed to avoid both attacks by destroying seven drones and taking control of the rest.
Russian Ministry has specified that ten drones were approaching the base of
Jmeimim, and that three others made it to the Tartus naval. This
is the first time that terrorists launch a massive attack with drones, which
were launched from a distance of more than
used modern pointing technologies through GPS, reports the agency.
attacks did not cause any damage to the Russian military installations. Regarding
the nature of the drones, the Russian Ministry of Defense has stated that,
after analyzing them, it has concluded that its technical solutions "could
only be originated in a country with high technological capabilities" and
that terrorists can now launch attacks from more than 100 meters
such an attack could be carried out in any country in the world, the Russian
agency has warned.
100 meters . Also, such an attack could be carried out in any country in the world, the Russian agency has warned.
During the last New Year's Eve, the Jmeimim base suffered a sudden attack with mortars at the hands of a group of mobile sabotage fighters that claimed the lives of two soldiers, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported, denying the truthfulness of information disseminated by some media that spoke of the "destruction" of seven Russian aircraft at the air base.
Also, the Russian anti-aircraft systems Pántsir-S1 repelled on December 27 an attack on the base of Jmeimim, intercepting at least two rockets.