Syria shoots down Israeli missiles with Pantsir systems

The Pantsir missile systems of Syria destroyed eight out of twelve missiles launched by Israel at the Tiyas airbase, aka T-4 airfield, deputy chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties in Syria announced Saturday.

Rear Adm. Vadim Kulit said that six F-16 fighter jets of the Israeli Air Force fired twelve guided missiles on Friday night, Oct. 8, and eight missiles were shot down by Syrian air defenses using the Russian-made Pantsir surface-to-air missile system.

The Russian official noted that six Syrian soldiers were wounded in Israeli air strikes and Syrian military assets sustained insignificant damage. 




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