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Syria, March 24: a new attack on the Khmeimim air base

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The situation in Syria remains tense. On March 24, militants from one of the terrorist groups carried out an attack with a drone on a Russian aviation base "Hmeimim."


This is not the first such attack on a military facility used by the Russian Aerospace Forces. As before, the terrorists used an attack unmanned aerial vehicle to attack. However, air defense systems managed to neutralize the terrorist attack. According to some reports, the drone was destroyed.

Following the attack on the Khmeimim airbase, militants raided the border of the provinces of Hama and Latakia. In response to the artillery of the Syrian Arab army, they had to open fire on the positions of militants in the area of ​​the city of Kaban. It is known that fire was fought on the fortifications that are occupied by members of the Khayyat Tahrir al-Sham organization banned in Russia.

Artillery shelling took place in the province of Idlib. The fire was fired in the area of ​​the settlements of Al-Bara, Al-Fateira, Kansafra, Kafr Uweid, but no casualties or equipment were reported. There were also shootings in the area of ​​the villages of Az-Ziyara and As-Sirmaniya. It is known that during an attack by Kurdish fighters on Kurdish villages north of Aleppo, an elderly local resident was wounded. The explosion occurred in one of the restaurants in Idlib itself.

Information has appeared on social networks about looting, which is carried out by militants of the pro-Turkish group Failak al-Majid. This group operates in the western part of Aleppo province. The Turkish authorities call it the opposition to the ruling regime, but the locals are sure that the opposition is banal bandits who do not hesitate to rob and terrorize the local population. In turn, the Turkish military command turns a blind eye to the crimes of controlled groups.

Explosions have also been reported in the area of ​​the city of Abu Kemal in the province of Deir ez-Zor. Apparently, the explosions occurred as a result of the launch of missiles from the Badia desert in the area controlled by the Shiite militia, an allied Syrian Arab army. Thus, the militants of opposition groups could organize the shelling. Also, in the province of Deir ez-Zor, rocket attacks were launched on the outskirts of the city of Hajin, where the headquarters of the intelligence service of the Kurdish militia is located.

Regarding the situation on the M4 highway, Turkey still promises to restore order in this territory, but it is premature to talk about any success of the Turkish side. It is clear that it is not in the interests of Ankara to push back the pro-Turkish armed forces, which the Turkish leadership really needs to organize further provocations against the Syrian Arab army.

At the same time, the Turkish military command assures that in the near future it will expand the patrol route on the M4 highway, which is carried out jointly with the military personnel of the Russian military police. According to the Turkish Army Colonel Ukay Sagyr Oglu, the main thing is to ensure security along the patrol route.

At the same time, the Turkish army continues to work to expand the number of roadblocks in the province of Idlib. In addition, it became known about the movement of the next Turkish convoy with military equipment in the area of ​​the Kyrykhan crossing. The Turkish command plans to deploy armored vehicles to further strengthen its troops in the region.

This circumstance, as we have already reported, once again underscores Ankara’s genuine intentions - to remain in the Syrian province for an indefinite period. Of course, in order to maintain a military presence in Idlib, pacification of the Syrian province by the Turkish leadership is not beneficial.

Video of the transfer of Turkish heavy equipment to the Sarmin region (Idlib):

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  1. svp67
    svp67 24 March 2020 18: 10 New
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    new attack on the Khmeimim air base
    Как только боевики прекратят эти свои атаки, на базе станет просто скучно... Вот отбросили еще их, от куда они еще эти "дроны" запускают. Ну не пора ли уже там ударные БПЛА испытать на таких "авиамоделистах", что б иным не повадно было
    1. cniza
      cniza 24 March 2020 18: 24 New
      +4
      Quote: svp67
      Вот отбросили еще их, от куда они еще эти "дроны" запускают. Ну не пора ли уже там ударные БПЛА испытать на таких "авиамоделистах"


      If this is not done, they will begin to become even more impudent ...
      1. krot
        krot 24 March 2020 18: 44 New
        +6
        But is it really difficult for our military to detect the source of the control signal and destroy it with any high-precision munition !?
        1. cniza
          cniza 24 March 2020 19: 20 New
          +9
          It’s more visible on the spot, and we from the sofas can only wait for information ...
        2. Saxahorse
          Saxahorse 24 March 2020 23: 40 New
          +2
          Quote: krot
          But is it really difficult for our military to detect the source of the control signal,

          Barmalei do not have a control signal. :) The simplest wooden birds from the GPS control plus a simple inertia. They are jammed by electronic warfare and sometimes blows off a target with a whole flock of wind.

          I wonder why our generally reported lone drone. Could it be that the Turks skidded where they were not allowed?
          1. askort154
            askort154 25 March 2020 08: 57 New
            +1
            Saxahorse .....Could it be that the Turks skidded where they were not allowed?

            From Latakia to Idlib - 90 km., And to the Turkish border - 45 km.
            So, nothing happens there without the participation or control of the Turks. While we will chase drones, and not strike at their bases, this will continue indefinitely.
      2. tihonmarine
        tihonmarine 24 March 2020 19: 00 New
        +1
        Quote: cniza
        If this is not done, they will begin to become even more impudent ...

        The whole world is quarantined, and this frostbitten caronvirus does not care at all.
    2. g1v2
      g1v2 24 March 2020 18: 32 New
      +5
      What for? This is an excellent pretext for starting the next operation in Idlib when the SAA is ready for it. request If these attacks and flights of drones were not there, then it would be worth coming up with them.
      And the Turks will have the opportunity to say that they did everything they could, but the slippers from the KhTS themselves spoiled everything. A couple of months to prepare, and then you can go on the offensive on the m4 highway.
    3. Lipchanin
      Lipchanin 24 March 2020 19: 21 New
      -10
      Quote: svp67
      Ну не пора ли уже там ударные БПЛА испытать на таких "авиамоделистах

      And in what place to beat?
      Ничего, что дрон взлетел, а "авиомоделисты уже свинтили? Или считаете что если можно уничтожить наши терпели и ничего не делали?
      Marvel at your naivety
      Have you tried to shoot from the sofa?
      1. svp67
        svp67 24 March 2020 19: 27 New
        +1
        Quote: Lipchanin
        Have you tried to shoot from the sofa?

        You know, not only tried, but also shot. Very convenient, much more convenient than without it. Have you had to?
        Quote: Lipchanin
        And in what place to beat?

        Well, look, if you haven’t yet been removed from YouTube, as the Americans and Israelis do ... It’s a very real event
        1. Lipchanin
          Lipchanin 24 March 2020 19: 39 New
          -9
          Quote: svp67

          Well, look, if you haven’t yet been removed from YouTube, as the Americans and Israelis do ... It’s a very real event

          RZHUNEMAGU laughing
          Believe it ??????
          I repeat. As soon as the drone flew, these all had already fallen.
          To bomb from scratch ?????
          But as a specialist shooting from a couch on drones ... Flag in hand.
          It remains only to find the command phone in Syria and transmit these recommendations.
          Не надоело быть "самым умным"*
          Что за привычка считать себя "самым" умным?
          Or are they sending the most stupid to Syria?
          По моему там умные воюют. Другие на диванах "умные глупости" городят с дивана
          1. svp67
            svp67 24 March 2020 19: 51 New
            +6
            Quote: Lipchanin
            I repeat. As soon as the drone flew, these all had already fallen.
            To bomb from scratch ?????

            Ржать можно сколь угодно много, но именно так израильтяне подавили "ракетную активность" палестинцев. Вы просто не понимаете как это происходит. БПЛА долгое время дежурит в определенном квадрате, до суток находясь в воздухе, сменяясь таким же БПЛА. В случае обнаружения какой то подозрительной активности, начинается визуальный контроль, что происходит. И когда сомнения во враждебных действиях отпадают, сразу же идет команда на уничтожение. Вот чем ценны такие БПЛА, они могут сутками висеть на угрожающими квадратами, в немедленной готовности к действию
            Quote: Lipchanin
            Другие на диванах "умные глупости" городят с дивана

            Judging by your comments, you are a BIG SPECIALIST in this. You in your knowledge and understanding of modern warfare tactics remained in the 20th century
            1. Lipchanin
              Lipchanin 24 March 2020 19: 56 New
              -6
              You know, I am deeply convinced that not fools are fighting in Syria.
              Другие сидят на диванах и "учат" других воевать
              1. svp67
                svp67 24 March 2020 20: 11 New
                +4
                Quote: Lipchanin
                You know, I am deeply convinced that not fools are fighting in Syria.

                And I didn’t say it anywhere. We just DO NOT have serial drone UAVs. There is nothing to fight.
    4. Nyrobsky
      Nyrobsky 24 March 2020 23: 21 New
      +2
      Quote: svp67
      Вот отбросили еще их, от куда они еще эти "дроны" запускают. Ну не пора ли уже там ударные БПЛА испытать на таких "авиамоделистах", что б иным не повадно было
      Дык, эти "очумелые ручки" собирающие эти ударники на коленке, вполне себе могут сидеть на одной из турецких баз, где турки любезно предоставили "бородатым кулибиным" один из надувных ангаров в долгосрочную аренду и пару техников наставников. Вывезти это "чудо авиастроения" на уделение пары-тройки километров от турецкого б/поста и "отпустить на волю" дело не долгое и не трудное. Однако дело в том, что эти же самые шалости со стороны бородатых привели к тому, что Анкара буквально за несколько недель потеряла половину идлибской провинции. Неужели Эдик настолько невменяем, что бы не понять то, что приверженность подобной тактике может привести к возобновлению наступления САА и, если не потере, то обрезанию ещё половины территории которую сейчас удерживает Анкара?
  2. Valery Valery
    Valery Valery 24 March 2020 18: 10 New
    +2
    The animals have intensified. Turks continue to support Islamic militants.
    It is necessary to continue work on ousting Turkey from the ATS.
  3. NordUral
    NordUral 24 March 2020 18: 49 New
    +6
    We have that the enemies, that the allies are one another.
    1. tihonmarine
      tihonmarine 24 March 2020 19: 00 New
      +3
      Quote: NordUral
      We have that the enemies, that the allies are one another.

      Yeah, two boots will be felt boots.
    2. Brabus GmbH
      Brabus GmbH 24 March 2020 19: 01 New
      -1
      Our enemies are banned terrorists in Russia, and our allies and friends are Syrians and Turks.
      Thanks to the Turkish people for transferring heavy artillery, our friend Erdogan will help in the fight against barmaley!
      Go Russia! Go Turkey! Go Syria! Boost the terrorists in Idlib!
      1. Ingvar 72
        Ingvar 72 24 March 2020 19: 17 New
        +6
        Цитата: Brabus GmbH
        Go Russia! Go Turkey! Go Syria! Boost the terrorists in Idlib!

        High-quality banter! good
        1. Brabus GmbH
          Brabus GmbH 24 March 2020 19: 19 New
          +5
          Thanks for the sense of humor! drinks
          1. Ingvar 72
            Ingvar 72 24 March 2020 19: 20 New
            +6
            Not everyone has it, which you will soon notice by the number of cons! laughing
            1. Brabus GmbH
              Brabus GmbH 24 March 2020 19: 21 New
              +3
              I know this, at least the 20th on this site of reincarnation)))
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      2. NordUral
        NordUral 24 March 2020 19: 43 New
        -1
        smiley lol forgot? Or seriously, Brabus GmbH?
        1. The comment was deleted.
  4. Aleksey Aleksandrovich
    Aleksey Aleksandrovich 24 March 2020 19: 02 New
    0
    It’s hard for our guys there, constantly on the stream.
  5. Zaurbek
    Zaurbek 24 March 2020 19: 11 New
    +1
    It seems to me that the barmalei and the Turks spoil the cards .... Now they will begin to peck the videoconferencing system, who will feel good from this?
  6. L-39NG
    L-39NG 24 March 2020 19: 47 New
    +1
    Каким "вашим"? "Ваших же там нет. Достаточно посмотреть на этот сброд на заглавний фотографии. И этот чудик в шапке-паштунке. Ни один сириец или курд такое на себя не напялит. И тот с "британскими" баками. Толпа, блины с мармеладом. Наёмнички, ладно, приедут пивка попить.
  7. aristok
    aristok 24 March 2020 20: 12 New
    0
    Interesting - ZAK Derivation-57 mm have not been brought there yet?
  8. Old Horseradish
    Old Horseradish 24 March 2020 22: 03 New
    -2
    Объясните мне, тупому, а почему старые добрые "Шилки" с радиолокационным наведением не могут сшибать эти треклятые дроны? Неужели система радиолокационной наводки слаба против этих дронов?
    1. L-39NG
      L-39NG 24 March 2020 23: 08 New
      0
      You answered your question, Yes, weak
      1. L-39NG
        L-39NG 25 March 2020 00: 01 New
        0
        Конечно, "деревацию" могут и привезти. Как обычно легендарную и какую ещё, но надо же обучить работать с легендарной, а то куда ни плюнь, везде легендарные, куда ни посмотришь, кругом одни легенды. Забыл спросит оружие по ленд-лизу, тоже легнды? Надоели уже с вашей войной и мои родители воевали против Гитлера (отец оружейник у РАФ к сожалению уже не дожил до сегодняшнего дня, мама была в сборах от 14 лет А завтра моей маме будет 89. Вот так и живём, а у вас всё легенды
        1. L-39NG
          L-39NG 25 March 2020 00: 12 New
          0
          Ah, tomorrow my mother will drink tea with the queen, such a formality, although because of the coronovirus it is unknown
  9. Kapral Alphych
    Kapral Alphych 25 March 2020 05: 01 New
    +1
    In general, everything is expected. Turks can not cope with their wards.
  10. Ros 56
    Ros 56 25 March 2020 07: 23 New
    0
    Any armed opposition in any country is subject to destruction by definition, because it is not an opposition, but a rebel gang.