Russian su-35 will be in pairs to carry the clock duty at the airbase Hamim in Syria

Russian su-35 will be in pairs to carry the clock duty at the airbase Hamim in Syria


LATAKIA /Syria/, 5 February. The latest Russian fighters su-35 will be in pairs to carry the clock duty at the airbase Hamim in the Syrian Latakia in minutes readiness to take off. This was reported on Friday to journalists the representative grouping of the aerospace forces of the Russian Federation in Syria.

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“The aircraft will be in pairs to carry the clock duty at the airbase in Hamim minutes readiness to take off. The principle of interaction of a shock with the following aircraft: su-35 will cover the aircraft in the air, increasing their field of view. When a pair of su-35 becomes “in the cut”, the review comes to 360 degrees of 400 kilometers around”, he said.

The representative of the airline group noted that the su-35 is a multipurpose fighter, which will cover the attack aircraft and can strike at surface and underground targets. According to him, the su-35 can detect, track, and attack eight targets simultaneously, and by the station of active hindrances the plane becomes invisible.

“Today our challenge is to use this complex to the maximum. This means that all the weapons that we have, it will be used. The stitched plane for any bombs. Weight of combat load up to eight tons,” – said the representative of airgroup.

The transfer of su-35 in Syria

On Monday, the defense Ministry announced the deployment of su-35 to Syria, the fighters started to perform combat missions at the airbase Hamim last week. This statement followed another incident in the relations of Russia and Turkey in Ankara has once again accused Russia in violation of Turkish air space, in Moscow, these accusations were denied.

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Earlier in Hamim airbase was located only modernized su-25, su-24M and su-34, covering their fighters su-30CM, as well as helicopters. In addition, air defense provide anti-aircraft missile system long-range s-400, deployed in Syria in late November, and the missile cruiser “Varyag”, equipped with “Fort” (naval counterpart of the s-300).

The Russian military tightened security in the action in Syria after Turkish fighter was shot down the su-24M of Air and space forces of the Russian Federation at the end of November 2015. Then Ankara was also accused Russian aircraft of violating the border. In Moscow, however, said that the destruction of the su-24M was intentional, the border was violated Turkish plane.