Syrians thought about Chinese air defense systems: Russians interfere with the use of S-300

The Israeli Air Force attacked the positions of the Syrian army near the city of Misyaf in the west of Homa province. It is in the immediate vicinity of this settlement that the Syrian S-300 complexes are deployed. It is reported that the Syrian air defense managed to bring down part of the missiles. However, powerful Russian-made air defense systems were not involved, writes the Vietnamese edition of Soha (not to be confused with the Chinese Sohu).

During the attack, the Israelis used Lebanese airspace as a “springboard” for launching missiles. Israeli aircraft were seen over the Lebanese cities of Maten, Keservan and Byblos.

Syrian missile systems S-300, being just a few kilometers from the targets, were unable to take action, while other air defense systems were ineffective. For this reason, many Israeli missiles have caused serious damage to both people and objects of the Syrian army.

- emphasizes Soha.

According to observers, in addition to the attack on military installations in Syria, the Israeli air force wanted to "probe" the S-300 for combat readiness. But Syrian air defense showed a very moderate quality of attack reflection. According to Vietnamese experts, since the attack was carried out from Lebanon, the Syrians did not dare to shell Israeli aircraft and limited themselves to intercepting missiles. In addition, after the Il-20 VKS, which was mistakenly shot down by the S-200 air defense system in 2018, the Russian military manages the S-300 systems independently and does not allow their Syrian colleagues to decide on the use of the system.

According to the Syrians, the Russians are hindering the use of the S-300, and so it's time to think about buying air defense systems from other countries - for example, from China.
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  2. Winnie Offline Winnie
    Winnie (Winnie) 5 June 2020 13: 33
    According to the Syrians, the Russians are hindering the use of the S-300, and so it's time to think about buying an air defense system from other countries - for example, from China.

    It is high time! And then this worthless complex is worth it, both ... birds and Israeli pilots, as a scarecrow, only takes up a place. recourse
    And the Russians do not allow it to be used against Israeli aircraft. Because they know that Bibi will not suffer any damage to Israel, and the IDF will destroy ANY GOAL that is dangerous for Israeli aircraft. B. Netanyahu repeatedly warned Putin about this V.V., and he made the right conclusions for all. yes
    The Syrians have nothing to lose. They did not agree with Israel. angry
  3. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
    Alexzn (Alexander) 5 June 2020 13: 56
    A set of standard speculation.
    S-300s are not used because of (one of) the fear of Israeli reaction. God forbid, they will bring down, a powerful attack on the means of air defense of Syria will follow, and Assad understands this. He is quite satisfied with the sluggish ping-pong with a minimum of losses for him. He does not want to give reason to the IDF to thin out its air defense system. And do not build conspiracy theories and think that Syria (what?) Will buy air defense systems and how it will start to bring down ... Kindergarten!
  4. steelmaker Offline steelmaker
    steelmaker 5 June 2020 15: 58
    I believe that while the S-300 is silent, everyone can mock Russia. When we were given weapons in the army, officers immediately said that they should never point weapons at a person. Not even charged. And if sent, then prepare to apply it. And here?
  5. Diver d Offline Diver d
    Diver d (Oleg) 5 June 2020 16: 06
    What news))) It’s not enough for the Syrians that they destroy all Israeli missiles, according to their own messages) They broadcast on all channels how everyone in the district gets together in a united swarm and still, in their opinion, there is no limit to perfection))) See, the ophthalmologist completely forgot how he was provided with free air defense systems, including the latest ones, which have proved more than once that they can destroy any threat emanating from neighbors. And also, free MiG-29 workers, with whom they will look famously against the background of outdated Israeli aircraft))) All that remains is to find a forty-eight adjustable wrench and a curved starter that powers all this Russian excellence, wipe it with a cloth for glasses optics at Relight and arrange horror, which several generations of descendants will recall with admiration, if by this time, they will not resolve somewhere in the vastness of the world. So no, they are not even satisfied with the Iranian Brovars. Probably, their curvature is even more convex than that of the S-300). They decided to buy products from squinting manufacturers who crookedly copied licensed complexes of Russian production. Well, where is the logic))))? Although, the Arabs and logic, these are completely opposite concepts. The main thing is a victory in which the soldiers of Allah are always mentioned and the infidels are despicably forgotten.
    1. michael Offline michael
      michael (michael) 7 June 2020 10: 49
      After the story of oil quotas, you can blame anyone but not Arabs for lack of logic.
      1. Diver d Offline Diver d
        Diver d (Oleg) 7 June 2020 11: 17
        Thanks for the comment) Quotas Arabs not only annoyed others, although, of course, the quarrel was between the Saudis and Russia. They framed the American shale industry. But they squeezed the corn themselves. Now they have an economic situation in a deplorable state. Although, the fall in gas prices, this is good news, at least for the sagging economies of the world. It is a pity that now she began to grow. For example, we did not have such gas prices from the bearded nineties)))
  6. Binder Offline Binder
    Binder (Miron) 6 June 2020 07: 42
    The author of the text is wrong when he writes that after the Il-20 shot down by the Syrians, the Russians themselves control the S-300 complexes! It was after the downed IL that Russia delivered these complexes to Syria, before that the Syrians simply did not have them. Well, as for the successful confrontation with the Israelis, then the Arabs have equal chances, whatever technique they give, but the result will be the same.
  7. Winnie Offline Winnie
    Winnie (Winnie) 6 June 2020 21: 58
    The war in Syria reminds me more of an advertising theater, where each side promotes its military-industrial complex product, the Americans have their own Stealth, and the Russian air defense systems and so on. It seems that they agreed not to spoil the advertising companies, on which the signing of multi-billion dollar contracts depends, and try to avoid direct confrontation.
    China, in my opinion, can also take advantage of the situation and begin to market its own air defense systems, and at the same time test them in combat conditions on the latest American aircraft. Of course, the Chinese will not accept direct participation in hostilities, but they can help with equipment. Maybe even at no cost.
    How things really turn out depends mainly only on the Syrians, who have to start a tie with this positional war.
  8. Dima Dima_2 Offline Dima Dima_2
    Dima Dima_2 (Dima Dima) 6 June 2020 23: 46
    From these complexes in Syria the whole world is already extinct)
  9. michael Offline michael
    michael (michael) 7 June 2020 10: 53
    How much can this subject be procrastinated? It has long been clear that Russian systems can only shoot down large targets, such as a Boeing, Tu-154, and Il-20. And the last attempt to use them against combat aircraft took place in 1982 in Lebanon, they received a blood bath from the Jews in the Bekaa Valley, and since then they prefer to operate in the virtual space, they have no equal there.