Syria navy tests missiles against coastal attack

By REUTERS
July 8, 2012 16:35




BEIRUT - Syria's navy fired live missiles from ships and helicopters over the weekend, state media said on Sunday, in an exercise aiming at showcasing its ability to "defend Syria's shores against any possible aggression".

Syrian television aired video of a variety of missiles being fired from launchers on land and from ships and showed the Syrian Defense Minister Dawud Abdallah Rahijia in attendance.

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