Rebels in Qalamoun Mountains have claimed to have shot a Syrian Su-24 fighter jet, Free Syrian Army reported.
The moment of Su-24 falling was filmed and posted on Twitter. According to Al-Masdar News, the aircraft fell into territory controlled by Syrian government forces, while the pilot has shot himself clear. His fate is still unknown.
Jaysh Tahrir al-Sham rebels shot the fighter aircraft moments after it kicked-off a revenge offensive against Syrian government forces on Sunday, the report noted.
The Sukhoi Su-24, codenamed "Fencer" by NATO, is a supersonic, twin-engine, all-weather attack aircraft. It carries a crew of two: the pilot and a weapons system operator.
Russia has been learning lessons on the development of unmanned systems from its combat operations in Syria, according to a leading security analyst. Samuel Bendett, a researcher specializing in Russian unmanned systems at the Center for Naval Analyses, was quoted as saying by
Russian Sukhoi Su-24 bomber rolled off the runway during take-off in Syria on Tuesday killing the crew, the Defense Ministry said. The accident occurred at the Hmeymim air base, in Latakia Governorate, when the aircraft when building up speed before the take-off
The Syrian Army has foiled a terrorist attack attempted by Islamic State (IS) on military positions at a town to the east of Palmyra city in Homs province. The surveillance system monitored a convoy of vehicles that belongs to IS moving from the depth of the Badiya area (desert) on the axis of the third station towards al-Soukhna town,
The latest satellite imagery showing eleven Russian Su-24 jets lined up on the Hmeimim Air Base has been appeared on Digital Globe released on January 19. The pictures which were taken between January 10-19, were released a week after the Russian Ministry of Defense declared that it has withdrawn a flight of Su-24 ground-attack aircrafts from Syria
The Russian ministry of defense released a detailed report on interception of US-led coalition missiles by the Syrian Arab Republic on Saturday. According to the report briefing held by Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the Russian General Staff Colonel General Sergei Rudskoy on Saturday, the US alongside its allies conducted a missile strike by its air and naval carriers targeting military and civil facilities of the Syrian Arab Republic on April 14 in the period from 3
A Syrian cancer medicine research facility in Barzeh was destroyed during the recent US-coalition led air strikes carried out Saturday. “Few of the missiles of the tripartite US-British-French aggression on Syria have hit the scientific research center specialized with cancer medicine in Barzeh, causing extensive damage to the scientific facility,” the
France has conducted the first operational use of its long-range, sea-launched, stand-off cruise missile, MdCN (Missile De Croisière Naval – naval cruise missile) when it was fired from a frigate on Syria Saturday. French Defense Minister Florence Parly posted a video of a FREMM frigate firing a naval cruise missile on her twitter handle Saturday
Russia plans to reopen sale of S-300 Anti-aircraft Missile defence systems to the Assad regime following the unilateral action of the US, France and the UK in launching airstrikes on Syria. “A few years ago, given the urgent request of some of our Western partners, we refused to supply the Anti-aircraft Missiles (AAMs) S-300 to Syria
Syrian air defense units have downed 71 out of 103 cruise missiles launched by the US and its allies since early Saturday, Russian and Syrian media reported. Referring to the shooting down of missiles launched during the US-led airstrike, Head of the Russian General Staffs Main Operations Department Colonel-General Sergei Rudskoi said, “this testifies to the high efficiency of the weapon systems operational in Syria and the excellent skills of Syrian servicemen trained by our specialists," Rudskoi said, adding that Russia had fully restored Syrias air defense capabilities over the past eighteen months and continued improving it
Indian Defense Public Sector Undertaking (PSU), Bharat Electronics (BEL) has unveiled new products during the ongoing Defense Exposition, DefExpo 2018. The PSU unveiled new products include 100 Mbps Radio, Secure Military Wireless Local Area Network, Multi-Function Hand Held Thermal Imager, Long Range Surveillance System, Chemical Agent Monitor (CAM), Multi-Purpose Reflex Weapon Sight, Long Range Surveillance System, Light Weight Composite Shelter, and Mine Field Recording System
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