Feb 11 2020

Two drone attacks on Hmeimim base repelled, Russian Defense Ministry says

Lattakia, SANA- Two drone attacks on Hmeimim base were repelled by the base’s missile defense system in the evening on Monday, Russian Defense Ministry has announced. Head of Hmeimim-based Russian Coordination Center Major-General Yuri Borenkov said in a statement that the air defenses at Hmeimim base tracked two drones launched from terrorists-controlled the de-escalation zone in the Syrian province of Idleb. Borenkov noted that “The first attack from the northeastern direction was repelled the Panstyr-S missiles at a distance of two kilometers from the airbase. An aerial target approaching the base from the northwestern direction (from the Mediterranean) in the …