Russia for the first time in Syria deploys advanced air defense system s-300V4 “Antey-2500” (SA-23 Gladiator in NATO classification). On it informs TV channel Fox News, citing sources in the US administration.
According to TV channel, the components of the system arrived over the weekend at the Russian naval base in Syria’s Tartus.
The sides of the channel say that this is the first case when Russia deploys air defense system s-300V4 outside its borders. At the moment components are not yet raspokoval, they add.
According to sources, the U.S. intelligence followed the sending of this system of air defense the last few weeks.