The Pantsir or SA-22 combines short- and medium- range missiles with guns or anti-aircraft artillery. It is self-propelled, meaning it is mounted on a large truck.
As opposed to previous strikes, the IDF took responsibility for the strikes in real time, which prompted the question of what has changed.
Syrian state media said the country's air defenses had thwarted an attack last Thursday by "hostile targets" in the Kiswah area, without identifying them.
The S-300 was the Israel Air Force’s nightmare. One of the most advanced multi-target anti-aircraft-missile systems in the world.
A Syrian military official told the Syrian Arab News Agency that missiles were fired from the Mediterranean sea towards the port city, but were intercepted and downed by air defense.
Below the Arabic caption, an additional caption in Hebrew was supposed to mean the same and serve a warning to Israelis, but got lost in translation.
Liberman was briefed on the situation in the Southern Command by senior IDF officials, including IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen.Gadi Eisenkot.
This is what the aftermath of the recent IAF strikes on Gaza looks like.
Earlier on Wednesday a Patriot missile intercepted a Syrian drone which infiltrated into northern Israel with some parts of the UAV falling in the Sea of Galilee.