s-300 missiles

Syrian air defense again shoots wildly at Israeli airstrikes - analysis

Damascus claims it is firing at missiles and downing them, but continues to strike allied craft and civilian objects. Why do Syrians fire their SAMs so wildly?

People watch S-300 air defense missile systems launching missiles

Russia deploys advanced S-300 missiles to disputed islands near Japan

Japan is highly sensitive to military moves by Russia on the strategically important chain of islands that stretch northeast from Japan's Hokkaido to the Russian Far East region of Kamchatka.

By REUTERS
01/12/2020
People watch S-300 air defense missile systems launching missiles

Syria’s regime faces intrigue: Makhlouf and S-300s

Amid the problems with his inner circle, Assad must also weigh new reports that assert his air defense systems are failing against attacks.

Anti-aircraft fire is seen over Damascus,Syria early April 14, 2018.

Explosion in Cyprus capital came from stray Syrian missile - report

The suspected projectile hit a Cyprus mountain north of the Cypriot capital of Nicosia, a mere 140 miles from the Syria border.

Turkish Kurds

Who is stoking war tensions between Russia and Turkey in Idlib?

The US also does not want a conflict in Idlib, not wanting more refugees pouring into Turkey. The US is also concerned about the Syrian regime using chemical weapons.

Anti-aircraft fire is seen over Damascus,Syria early April 14, 2018.

Watch: What actually happened in Syria's Aleppo?

'The Israeli aggression targeted some positions in Sheikh Najjar industrial zone and a number of enemy missiles were brought down,' a Syrian army statement said.

Syrians are practicing with the S-300, will they ever use it? – Report

Since the S-300 was deployed, it has been almost six months. It was supposed to not only be operational by now, but also have Syrians prepared to use it.

The self-launching component of the S300 surface-to-air missile

Russian-made advanced air-defense system up in Syria

Satellite images show S-300 launchers erected in Syria's Masyaf

By JPOST.COM STAFF
05/02/2019
The self-launching component of the S300 surface-to-air missile

Russian-made S-300 missile defense system active in Syria

Russia delivered the defense system to Bashar Assad's regime in Syria in October, after Syria mistakenly downed a Russian plane during an Israeli strike on Iranian targets.

The self-launching component of the S300 surface-to-air missile

Why hasn’t Syria used the S-300?

When the S-300 missile system was deployed it was portrayed as a game changer. But Reuters had reported in 2015 and again in October 2018 that Israel had trained against the S-300 system in Greece.

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