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Russia will retain the Hmeimim base and the MTO point in Tartus

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Russia is reducing its military presence in Syria to the level necessary to ensure combat capability. Interfax was informed about this by an informed source on Sunday.


Russia will retain the Hmeimim base and the MTO point in Tartus


“After the reduction of the Russian grouping of troops in Syria, Russia has two quite serious military facilities in this country: the Russian air group at the Khmeimim airfield and a significantly expanded and modernized logistics and repair center in the city of Tartus,” a source said.

According to him, “Khmeimim airfield acts as a full-fledged aviation a base equipped with all the necessary full-time units to carry out combat missions and provide life support in an autonomous mode. ”

The powerful air defense system will also be preserved. “From air strikes, Hmeimim airfield will continue to cover C-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, as well as modern Pantsir anti-aircraft missile-gun systems,” said the source.

He noted that "the entire perimeter of the airfield, under the supervision of the military police, is equipped with the most modern technical security equipment and video surveillance systems."

For the Russian contingent, a new headquarters, stationary barracks rooms and a hostel will be built at the airport.

“At the Hmeimim airfield, for a comfortable accommodation of the personnel, more than 500 modern residential modules with air conditioning and heaters for winter time are deployed. Barracks and hostels will be erected, which will replace residential block-modules, as well as the headquarters building, which will house the control of the air group, ”said a source.

According to him, against the background of the reduction of the grouping in Syria, the Russian military are planning to modernize the point of the Russian Navy in Tartus to a level that will allow cruisers to enter there.

"This will ensure the entry and maintenance of current and medium repairs in Tartus of ships of various classes: from the minesweeper to the cruiser," said the source.

“In the future, two new piers will be built on the territory in use by the Russian Navy for mooring ships with a displacement over 10 thousand tons, as well as a complex of residential and administrative buildings,” he said.

Currently, ships of the first rank in Tartus remain on an external roadstead, and their service and refueling are carried out with the assistance of auxiliary vessels fleet, added the source.
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RIA News. Dmitry Vinogradov
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  1. svp67
    svp67 16 January 2017 09: 13
    +6
    "This will ensure the entry and maintenance of current and medium repairs in Tartus of ships of various classes: from the minesweeper to the cruiser," said the source.
    And this means that there is a repair base, that is, civilian specialists will be there or they will be transferred as necessary, but the appropriate equipment and equipment must be available on an ongoing basis ...
    1. cniza
      cniza 16 January 2017 09: 16
      +6
      Yes, the base must be made full with the involvement of civilian specialists.
      1. Stas157
        Stas157 16 January 2017 09: 19
        +11
        . Russia is reducing its military presence in Syria to the level necessary to ensure combat effectiveness.
        All complete victory over Isil! No need to bomb anymore? Can I rest on our laurels? Putin has already announced once that all combat missions in Syria have been resolved, we are withdrawing the group! Did you go in the second round? Who is interested in all these statements? Who pulls the language all the time to report ahead of time?
        1. SRC P-15
          SRC P-15 16 January 2017 09: 42
          +2
          Quote: Stas157
          Who is interested in all these statements? Who pulls the language all the time to report ahead of time?

          I think this is all in order to calm down the "partners" and misinform terrorists with "immoderate" opposition. Let them think that we are weakening our presence there: "then there will be a surprise." yes
      2. teder
        teder 16 January 2017 09: 38
        +2
        Quote: cniza
        Yes, the base must be made full with the involvement of civilian specialists.

        Russia can leave the base there only if the Assad clan retains power.
        They can develop it only with the establishment of lasting peace in the country.
        Nobody can guarantee either the first or the second
      3. evge-malyshev
        evge-malyshev 16 January 2017 12: 10
        0
        Quote: cniza
        Yes, the base must be made full with the involvement of civilian specialists.
        And ensuring constant availability of appropriate equipment and equipment.
  2. 210ox
    210ox 16 January 2017 09: 17
    +2
    In the Mediterranean Sea, we need to keep a grouping. Still, we would agree with the Egyptians.
    1. svp67
      svp67 16 January 2017 09: 19
      +6
      Quote: 210ox
      I would have agreed with the Egyptians.

      As well as with Yemenis and Libyans, that is, returning to where else the presence of the USSR is still remembered
    2. protoss
      protoss 16 January 2017 09: 31
      0
      Explain why the grouping in the Mediterranean?
      Ponte and far approaches are not interesting, only economic benefits.
      1. 210ox
        210ox 16 January 2017 09: 38
        +3
        I explain. And do we have to keep the army economically viable? Can spit on it and save some money .. request
        Quote: protoss
        Explain why the grouping in the Mediterranean?
        Ponte and far approaches are not interesting, only economic benefits.
        1. protoss
          protoss 16 January 2017 09: 45
          0
          not explained.
          There is no analogy, the army is needed to protect the country from external attack, so that everything that we have in the country (inside the borders) remains ours.
          Why do we need a grouping in the Mediterranean, what does it protect ours there, if we have nothing there?
          1. 210ox
            210ox 16 January 2017 09: 47
            +3
            You live in a different reality .. There we are and our interests. The same Syria, Egypt .. Yes, and our sworn partners should not be allowed to rest.
            Quote: protoss
            not explained.
            There is no analogy, the army is needed to protect the country from external attack, so that everything that we have in the country (inside the borders) remains ours.
            Why do we need a grouping in the Mediterranean, what does it protect ours there, if we have nothing there?
            1. protoss
              protoss 16 January 2017 10: 11
              0
              I don’t know what reality you live in, but I pay taxes in my own way and would like not to be wasted. in my understanding, foreign policy (including its power unit) should serve the interests of the domestic economy. Syria is an absolutely unprofitable “interest” for us, it’s not even a zero trading partner, it’s just minus a solid one.
              what's up with egypt? we no longer fly to Hurghada, there is no significant trade with Egypt. Yes, even if it were, the Mediterranean squadron would hardly have accompanied the caravans from Alexandria to the Dardanelles, nothing is in danger of shipping in the Mediterranean.
              we have nothing to protect in the Mediterranean Sea, not a single stone sticking out of the water, we have not there. maybe we will begin to capture something there, the coast, slaves, galleons with gold and spices, then I do not mind.
              1. bouncyhunter
                bouncyhunter 16 January 2017 10: 17
                +11
                Are you by any chance a loan shark? Already everything rests against your economy. Have you heard about geopolitics?
                1. protoss
                  protoss 16 January 2017 10: 36
                  +1
                  not a loan shark, but an entrepreneur.
                  and where should everything rest against? you won’t be full of pontoons. geopolitics in isolation from the economy is the path to collapse.
                  1. bouncyhunter
                    bouncyhunter 16 January 2017 10: 42
                    +10
                    Is geopolitics not the essence of the economy? request
                    1. protoss
                      protoss 16 January 2017 10: 52
                      0
                      I wrote about it above
                      in my understanding, foreign policy (including its power unit) should serve the interests of the domestic economy.
                  2. 210ox
                    210ox 16 January 2017 10: 43
                    +3
                    An entrepreneur? Well .. I also personally knew one "businessman" who said something like that .. He was buying scrap metal near the military. I have nothing against him .. These "warriors" themselves carried and dragged both the new and the old. entrepreneurs strengthen their defenses INSIDE the country ..
                    Quote: protoss
                    not a loan shark, but an entrepreneur.
                    and where should everything rest against? you won’t be full of pontoons. geopolitics in isolation from the economy is the path to collapse.
                    1. protoss
                      protoss 16 January 2017 10: 51
                      0
                      essentially nothing to say, the bikes started.
                      1. bouncyhunter
                        bouncyhunter 16 January 2017 11: 12
                        +10
                        Well, why tales? If it will be more understandable to you, I will explain it in simple language. Who stakes a place - he will trade.
                      2. Inok10
                        Inok10 16 January 2017 12: 15
                        +6
                        Quote: protoss
                        essentially nothing to say, the bikes started.

                        ... ah, didn't try to think about it ... why? ... the "guys from across the river" use the Tomahawk CD and aviation as the main means of striking ... the Tomahawk CD range is 1600 km. ... ground-based data of the CD do not have, they are prohibited by the INF Treaty ... only sea-based, Arlie Burke and Ticonderoga, we do not touch the submarine, so there is a range of 900 km. ... there are three points from which you can strike at the border regions of Russia:
                        - Norwegian Sea - Karelia, Arkhangelsk Region, Leningrad Region
                        - North Sea - Kaliningrad, Leningrad, Pskov, Smolensk, Bryansk regions
                        - The Mediterranean Sea (eastern part) - Krasnodar Territory, Stavropol Territory, Volgograd Region, in fact the entire South of Russia
                        ... it's not hard to open the map and use the "measure distance" service ... covertly form a group of 25-30 Tomahawks
                        - Arly Burke - 16 Tomahawks in the shock version
                        - Tigonderog - 26 Tomahawks in the shock version
                        ... that’s what the Mediterranean operational compound of the Russian Navy needs to control the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea, for which Hmeimim’s base now serves ... I hope your curiosity has been satisfied and now you don’t worry about the taxes you mentioned above? ... hi
              2. Colonel
                Colonel 16 January 2017 12: 18
                +2
                Quote: protoss
                we have nothing to defend in the Mediterranean

                In the Mediterranean, we not only protect our ally by fulfilling the agreements, but also purposefully utilize those who want to cut their heads around the world, including and in Russia. And you better realize it now, and not when the spirit puts you in an orange robe and puts it on your knees.
                1. protoss
                  protoss 16 January 2017 15: 43
                  0
                  defend our ally by fulfilling the agreements

                  we ourselves have assumed some obligations; why is this ally needed, what is the exhaust from it? no. some expenses. maybe this ally will help us if they attack us? he doesn’t have such opportunities and he is far from us. money from an ally of zero (even minus), in principle, no help can be given. neither kinship, nor linguistic, nor religious, nothing connects us with them. the question is why?
                  we utilize those who want to cut their heads around the world

                  again "distant approaches", are you serious? before its intervention, Russia was not dragged into the Shiite-Sunni showdown, but now we are there on the side of the Shiites, with 90% of Sunnis among the Muslims of Russia itself, very cleverly.
                  1. Colonel
                    Colonel 17 January 2017 08: 03
                    +1
                    Quote: protoss
                    maybe this ally will help us if they attack us?

                    For some reason, I believe that if Assad had been thrown off or blabbed out on an agreement on laying the Qatari gas pipe, it would have been a hiccup for Russia and someone else's business. And I completely agree with mom that sanctions and other spit in our direction are not for Putin’s beautiful eyes, but for much more significant reasons. And again about the little things, it is better to test the equipment in the real conditions of the battle, and not on the training ground, and it is better if the battle is on foreign territory.
                    1. protoss
                      protoss 17 January 2017 11: 17
                      0
                      take a little interest in the cng topic, see how many terminals work in europe and how many are under construction, plus fsru. the same turkey, with which we signed up for the “flow” already has 2 stationary cng terminals and drove fsru recently, with plans for the near future another boat and a couple of ground terminals. their volume is comparable to Turkish plus blue flow. and Qatar in LNG often gives a lower price than from a pipe. not a pipe is our competitor, but cng. and we are almost nonexistent in this market.
                      1. Colonel
                        Colonel 17 January 2017 12: 08
                        +1
                        As for LNG, tell the Baltic states they will be interested.
          2. mamuka
            mamuka 16 January 2017 15: 24
            0
            IMHO - everything: for the "economist" - In general, theoretically, all "producers" of oil require constant war on the territory of other producers in order to reduce production and reduce competition. + we benefit from high oil prices. if an oil pipeline is laid through Syria, they will fall. + here the Russian Federation did not actively climb into foreign policy, unlike the states - now who punishes whom with sanctions and places missiles at the borders and lobbies for military orders (in the same India, for example)? states, too, defend their interests only by active protection - to suppress threats in the bud, we react more to that shit that has matured and has chosen the best moment (for ourselves) that is sent to us (like the Maidan). so in Syria, there is both military and economic benefits.
            P.S. forgot the little things - advertising products of our military industry
            1. protoss
              protoss 16 January 2017 16: 04
              0
              The first argument is very tight. then we had to get into Iraq. Syria produces some drops of oil mainly for its own consumption.
              a competitive oil pipeline (most likely a gas pipeline) - probably, but the victory of Assad will lead to the construction of not a Qatari, but Iranian pipeline, radish is not sweeter.
              advertising is an argument, but advertising costs should not be comparable with the estimated profit from the sale of weapons.
  3. Mar.Tirah
    Mar.Tirah 16 January 2017 09: 20
    +1
    I was in Tartus in 1984, nothing has changed from the photographs. I hope it will be modern. As well as protection. I read that the Israelites left espionage equipment there on the coast, in the form of stones. So that they will not leave us alone.
  4. raid14
    raid14 16 January 2017 09: 22
    +3
    These plans are only in perspective, while Assad is in power, if a pro-Western or pro-Islamic ruler comes after him, we will be asked from Syria, politely or not.
    1. evge-malyshev
      evge-malyshev 16 January 2017 12: 22
      0
      Quote: raid14
      if a pro-Western or pro-Islamic ruler comes after him, we from Syria, politely or not, will be "asked".


      But what about long-term contracts?
      1. raid14
        raid14 16 January 2017 12: 42
        +1
        With Ukraine, too, there were agreements on bases in Sevastopol, and where would they be now?
  5. weksha50
    weksha50 16 January 2017 09: 39
    +1
    It’s too early to cut back ... It’s still not close to a complete victory ... It’s worth loosening the pressure on the barmaley, as resistance breaks out in a new round ...
    Well, expanding the capabilities of the bases is naturally necessary ... Leaving your own and so few bases is easy, returning now is difficult ...
    1. protoss
      protoss 16 January 2017 09: 51
      0
      re-educated on the book of barmales and fell in love with small children.
      In our case, what will be a “complete victory over the barmels”, Isil and Nusra, and at the same time several million Syrian Arab Arabs will love Assad?
  6. mamuka
    mamuka 16 January 2017 15: 31
    0
    "A powerful air defense system will also be preserved." The Khmeimim airfield will be protected from air strikes ... + ... the entire perimeter, under the supervision of the military police, is equipped with the most modern technical means of protection and video surveillance systems. " "partners", you don't hear about aviation from the barmaleev. But the protection on the ground is not even convincing: the LOCAL military police and surveillance cameras.
    1. Gerasim Donskoy
      Gerasim Donskoy 16 January 2017 22: 08
      +1
      They will not capture the "exhibit". and gouged the entire airbase and with the end. In short, ISIS is shutting down the Syrian "allies" and they will sell it all as they sold Palmyra.
  7. Gerasim Donskoy
    Gerasim Donskoy 16 January 2017 22: 06
    0
    That's all. what did you fight for? It is clear that the section of the "inheritance of a sick person" is inevitable, but still so. who put so much effort into changing the situation in Syria should get more, that is, for the Russian Federation, a piece is fatter and tastier. Otherwise, who needs such a "balanced foreign policy"?
  8. TOR2
    TOR2 16 January 2017 22: 16
    0
    After the reduction of the Russian group of forces in Syria, Russia remains in this country two rather serious military facilities: the Russian air group at the Khmeimim airfield and the significantly expanded and modernized logistics and repair point in the city of Tartus
    This is very good. Iskanders and the Kyrgyz Republic must also be left there. In which case there will be something to get to the strategic sites: El-Udeid (Qatar), El-Dafra (UAE), PMTO Naval Forces "Muscat" (Oman) and what is most pleasant - the Prince Sultan (KSA) base, where is the US aerospace operations department in the region. Beauty and more.