Contents tagged with drone attack

  • Russia claims it repulsed a drone attack on Syria Khmeimim airbase

    Anti-aircraft defenses at the Russia’s Khmeimim airbase in Syria destroyed unknown small-sized air targets that were "far from the airfield", RIA Novosti reported, citing an airbase spokesperson.

    According to the airbase representative, the airborne threats were discovered on April 24 around twilight. "All of the targets were destroyed by the antiaircraft fire means of the Russian airbase," he said. No one was hurt on the base; the facility also suffered no material damage, and has returned “ …

  • Russia will jam cell communications at military bases in Syria

    Russian electronic warfare troops will begin to jam cellular communication on Russian bases in Syria. The order to suppress 2G and 3G cellular communication signals on bases in Khmeimim and Tartus was signed by the chief of the 8th Department of the General Staff, General Yuri Kuznetsov.

    Details were reported on February 20 by RBC news agency, citing a source in the Ministry of Defense. According to the news agency, these measures were taken after the attacks of unmanned aerial vehicles on …

  • Putin claims to know who attacked Russian military base in Syria

    Russia knows who is behind the provocation directed at her military facilities in Syria, Vladimir Putin said in a meeting with the chief editors of the newspapers and information agencies.

    He explained that directly before the start of the meeting, he discussed the situation in Syria on the phone with his Turkish colleague Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and expressed confidence that Ankara has nothing to do with the attempted attack on the Russian military facilities.

    “This doesn’t mean that someone …