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MAJOR: Russian Air Defense Systems Repel Another Terrorist Drone Attack on Hmeimim Airbase

Khmeimim Airbase, Syria – Terrorists in Syria have attempted to launch another drone attack on the Khmeimim airbase, although the unmanned flying vehicles were shot down by Russian point-defense/short-range air defense systems, Rear Admiral Alexander Shcherbitsky, the head of the Russian Defence Ministry’s center for Syrian reconciliation, said on Sunday. “Illegal armed groups in the […]

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MAJOR: Venezuela Shoots Down US Plane Used for Drug Trafficking

CARACAS – The Strategic Command Operations of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces announced on Wednesday it had shoot down an aircraft with a US serial identification number as it violated the country’s airspace. “CEOFANB reports that the United Aerospace Defence Command detected an aircraft with a US hull number intruding Venezuelan airspace overnight July 8 […]

RUSSIAN MILITARY: Tor Air Defense Systems Down 45 Terrorist Drones in Syria

MOSCOW/DAMASCUS – Russian Tor air defense missile systems have downed more than 45 drones used by the foreign-backed terrorists in Syria, the Chief of the Russian Air Defence Forces, Lieutenant General Alexander Leonov, said. “Since the start of combat duty, the calculations of the Tor combat vehicles targeted over 45 UAVs crafted by militants,” Leonov […]

Russia, China to send air defense systems to the Olympics

December 12, 2017 – FRN –  Russian News Agency (RNA)- translated by Inessa Sinchougova  The Russian and Chinese military will indeed closely monitor what is happening not only in Pyeongchang, but also on the entire Korean Peninsula, where, in addition to the Olympics, the United States is conducting the largest military exercises to date, together with […]