Defense Ministry: the aircraft of the Russian space forces inflicted during the day, the attacks on 118 objects of the IG in Syria


MOSCOW, October 28. Airplanes group of aerospace forces (VKS) Russia struck during the day, the attacks on 118 targets of gunmen is prohibited in the Russian Federation the terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG) in Syria, reported the official representative of the defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov.

“For last days the aircraft of the Russian air group in the Syrian Arab Republic has made 71 sorties for 118 objects of terrorists in the provinces of Idlib, HOMS, Hama, Aleppo, Damascus and Latakia,” said he.

In particular, said Konashenkov, a bomber su-24M destroyed the stronghold of the terrorists in Aleppo. “In the vicinity of the settlement tel-Megan the province of Aleppo by a bomber su-24M struck at the stronghold of terrorists. The object of the insurgents was used to monitor the motorway, which transported ammunition and weapons to the militants”, – said the General.
He stressed that as a result of a direct hit by an aerial bomb hardpoints, and covering its vehicles equipped with anti-aircraft installations ZU-23, were destroyed.

Air group VC Russia has also destroyed a large supply of terrorists in Idlib province.

Aircraft of the Russian space forces in Syria strike at hidden and camouflaged objects of the militants of the “Islamic state”.

“In the valley of Elgar, in the province of Idlib, the su-25 destroyed a large hidden supply of terrorists, where were stored ammunition, weapons and material resources. Direct hit bombs in a heavy truck was standing under the load of ammunition was destroyed not only the car but also the entire warehouse,” said Konashenkov.

He noted that the data of objective control confirmed the complete destruction of the object, and the destruction by fire of three more trucks of terrorists that were well disguised in five hundred metres from the object.
“Imagine the bursting radius of scattering of ammunition, destroyed the warehouse,” he said.

In what technical condition the aircraft are VC RF

All Russian planes at the airbase “Hamim” technically serviceable, ammunition and fuel supplies sufficient. This was reported today the official representative of the defense Ministry.

Konashenkov said that the number of departures air group VC Russia in Syria has increased due to the increase in the number of the explored and confirmed through various channels of the goals of the terrorist infrastructure of the militants.

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“This is a convincing answer to the various impersonal sources in some foreign media who allow themselves to make allegations about the alleged lack of technical serviceability of our aircraft. Once again I want to stress that the Russian aircraft at the airbase “Hamim” – all-weather and all of the supporting services of our airline are working smoothly, reliably and efficiently”, – said Konashenkov.

“Analyzing the methods of work of foreign colleagues on the topic, and without waiting for their next surge reported: inventories, fuel and lubricants, ammunition and supplies for effective fighting we have in sufficient volumes,” the General said.