Rogozin praised the fighting qualities placed in Syria of Russian fighters su-35

Rogozin praised the fighting qualities placed in Syria of Russian fighters su-35

MOSCOW, 6 February. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin praised the capabilities of the latest Russian fighters su-35, began to perform combat missions in Syria.

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“To compete with this bird in the sky of Syria sincerely suggest that you not” – he wrote on his page in Facebook.

About transfer of su-35 fighters in Syria said on 1 February, the official representative of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation Igor Konashenkov.

Earlier, the representative grouping of the aerospace forces (VKS) Russia in Syria said that 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 with the shock 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.

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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 the Russian Federation HQs in the end of November 2015.

Russia launched operation against banned in the Russian Federation terrorist organizations “Islamic state” and “dzhebhat EN-Nusra” in Syria on 30 September at the request of the President of Syria Bashar al-Assad.


The radical Islamist group “dzhebhat EN-Nusra” (“Front of victory”), associated with a terrorist network “al-Qaeda” was created in 2011 on the territory of Syria. Our key objectives “dzhebhat EN-Nusra” named the overthrow of the regime of Bashar al-Assad with the subsequent establishment of an Islamic Emirate in Syria. On December 29, the Supreme court recognized “dzhebhat EN-Nusra” a terrorist organization and banned its activities in Russia.

“Islamic state” (ISIS) – an Islamist terrorist organization operating inside Iraq and Syria.

Established on 15 October 2006 by the merger of 11 radical Sunni groups. The core group forming the militants, who fought with American troops during their stay in Iraq and with the forces of the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

The IG recognized as a terrorist organization in the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Turkey, Egypt, UAE, India, Indonesia, and Russia (29 December 2014).