S-200 air defense system restored by Haftar will become a serious problem for the Turks


The fighters of the Libyan National Army managed to restore two S-200 (SA-5) air defense systems. This is reported by the AMN resource.


In this context, it is also emphasized that both air defense systems were put into operation - they are located at the air defense base of the Haftar troops south of the city of Al-Abyar (near Benghazi) in technically excellent condition.

Back in the days of Gaddafi in 1986, Libya acquired the Soviet S-200 air defense systems against the backdrop of acute tensions with the United States, which reached an extreme degree at the time of the collision of Libyan forces with the US Sixth Fleet. One complex was installed in a combat position in March 1986 in the Abu Hadi area southeast of the Kardabiya airbase.

Later that year, the US Air Force used guided missiles to attack the S-200 in Sirte, and they managed to neutralize them.

We will remind, in February 2018, with the help of the S-200 air defense system, the Syrian government forces shot down an Israeli F-16. The pilot ejected, but received serious injuries, after which he was treated in a hospital.

Thus, the S-200 air defense system restored by the "Haftar" can become a very serious problem for Turkish fighters, the possible dispatch of which has already been announced more than once by the Middle Eastern media. The range of the anti-aircraft complex is 160 km. If it is moved to the Sirte area, it will reliably close the airspace over the city.
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  1. Herman 4223 Offline Herman 4223
    Herman 4223 (Alexander) 31 July 2020 10: 01
    -1
    Why does the Libyan army have a range of 160 km, if the other 200?
    1. 123 Offline 123
      123 (123) 31 July 2020 15: 00
      +2
      Why does the Libyan army have a range of 160 km, if the other 200?

      They, together with the "carriage", launch them. laughing
      1. Herman 4223 Offline Herman 4223
        Herman 4223 (Alexander) 31 July 2020 15: 03
        +2
        Maybe the anti-aircraft gunner flies with her, sets the course?
        1. 123 Offline 123
          123 (123) 31 July 2020 15: 08
          +2
          Maybe the anti-aircraft gunner flies with her, sets the course?

          Or, with each flight, relatives are sent a couple of bags of dates, all the same along the way. laughing
  2. gorenina91 Offline gorenina91
    gorenina91 (Irina) 31 July 2020 10: 10
    -4
    S-200 air defense system restored by Haftar will become a serious problem for the Turks

    - The picture clearly shows that the components attached to the tail of the rocket (cruise boosters) ... are clearly deformed and differ in alignment from the axis of the rocket itself ... - where will this fly, if it will fly at all ... one of these "rarities" was able to fly away ... a hundred meters and crashed into the sea ... - The sea will endure everything ...
    - Most likely ... - in the picture ... - a non-working version of the S-200 air defense system ...
    1. Kristallovich Offline Kristallovich
      Kristallovich (Ruslan) 31 July 2020 10: 59
      +1
      rocket mounted on the tail unit (cruise boosters) ... - clearly deformed

      Nothing is deformed there. Do not be lazy to see other photos of these missiles ...
      1. Vladimir Tuzakov (Vladimir Tuzakov) 31 July 2020 11: 30
        +3
        For modern conditions, the S-200 is no longer suitable, because the enemy has aircraft of advanced modifications and is unlikely to become an obstacle. We need more modern systems, and the S-200 is to support the pants, and only by UAVs ... The Israeli F-16 with the S-200 was accidentally shot down due to gross pilot errors ...
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      3. gorenina91 Offline gorenina91
        gorenina91 (Irina) 1 August 2020 08: 30
        -3
        Nothing is deformed there. Do not be lazy to see other photos of these missiles ...

        - Well, then take and attach these components at your dacha ... - as a water tank in the shower ... - since you liked them so much ...
    2. _AMUHb_ Offline _AMUHb_
      _AMUHb_ (_AMUHb_) 31 July 2020 22: 33
      0
      Once in the city of N. bus 2 exploded on Mira Street. So the central mass media, covering this event, apparently, to heighten the effect, used "up to a heap" damaged cars (judging by DKiT V. ..) view from the street. Frunze (which is about 7 km from the incident) ... or as they say: we make news for you !!! then they "corrected", of course, and that picture no longer flickered, but as they say: sediment ... a photo for a picture. Yes, and there is someone's "illuminated" point of view, but there are real events ... tell me better S-200 is it rubbish or is there a chance?))) You once opened to me such angles of view-worldview, which, as they say: rose ... so don't leave us, share, so to speak.))
    3. race Offline race
      race (Yaroslav) 1 August 2020 00: 15
      0
      Irina, please don't try to judge what you don't understand.

      Quote: gorenina91
      missiles fixed on the tail unit (cruise boosters) ... are clearly deformed and differ in coaxiality from the direction of the axis of the rocket itself ...

      First, not marching accelerators (there are no such ones at all), but starting engines. Secondly, the fairings on them are not made in this way by chance, and it makes a certain sense. Which one, try to guess for yourself?
  3. Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 31 July 2020 13: 20
    -1
    And, endless news promises - "will", "maybe", "need" - it has long been necessary to understand the opposite.
  4. Alexey Semenenko (Alexey Semenenko) 31 July 2020 22: 12
    +1
    A magician will suddenly arrive
    In blue ... Bayraktar ...