The possible appearance of a Russian air base in northern Syria is reported


On the territory of the Syrian province of Raqqah, a helicopter base may appear. It can be shared between the Russian Aerospace Forces and the Syrian Air Force.


This was reported by the news agency of the so-called Syrian opposition Step News Agency. The agency, in turn, refers to information from its source, who serves in the militia of the National Defense Forces, which assists the Syrian government forces.

According to this information, a joint inspection of the Russian and Syrian military in the province of Rakka has recently taken place. They visited the surroundings of the city of Madan, located 50 kilometers southeast of the center of the province, the city of Raqqi. Presumably, in this place the air base will be organized.

The creation of helipads and related infrastructure here will allow the Russian and Syrian military to quickly transport the necessary cargo to the area by air. In addition, helicopters based here will be able to provide dense air support to units of the Syrian Arab army operating in the province against militants of the IS terrorist organization banned in Russia.

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  1. The guard April 17 2020 16: 33 New
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    We need to seize the moment, this is our chance to finally establish a WORLD in Syria!
    1. Mitroha April 17 2020 16: 55 New
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      Quote: Guard
      We need to seize the moment, this is our chance to finally establish a WORLD in Syria!

      What moment do you mean?
      And we got a chance to establish peace in Syria at the moment when the Syrian government invited us, and we successively take this chance, destroying militants and helping the Syrian people. Therefore, it is not clear what point do you mean?
      1. KARAKURT15 April 17 2020 16: 59 New
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        He himself is not yet in the know laughing
        1. Navat April 17 2020 17: 23 New
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          And how much will our next geopolitical game cost our budget?
          1. Nastia makarova April 17 2020 18: 22 New
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            it doesn’t matter, you will not increase pensions in any case
            1. Lara Croft April 17 2020 18: 26 New
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              Quote: Nastia Makarova
              it doesn’t matter, you will not increase pensions in any case

              The party and the Government promised to constantly index it, even for some reason they want to include this norm in the Constitution ... eh, you do not read periodicals and speeches of the GDP ....
              1. Nastia makarova April 17 2020 18: 57 New
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                this is not for you I wrote, but to someone who is worried how much money is spent in Syria
                1. Lara Croft April 17 2020 19: 05 New
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                  Quote: Nastia Makarova
                  this is not for you I wrote, but to someone who is worried how much money is spent in Syria

                  well ...
                2. The guard April 17 2020 20: 44 New
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                  Quote: Nastia Makarova
                  this is not for you I wrote, but to someone who is worried how much money is spent in Syria

                  Nastenka write more specifically, otherwise I will .. love
            2. Sayan April 17 2020 21: 48 New
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              Quote: Nastia Makarova
              it doesn’t matter, you will not increase pensions in any case

              But counterintelligence should be interested in this very source, merging the information of this "opposition" (read igil)
          2. Grits April 18 2020 02: 25 New
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            Quote: Navat
            And how much will our next geopolitical game cost our budget?

            No one will do anything to their own detriment and to the detriment of their well-being. Therefore, all the benefits have already been calculated in advance. You deign to see only the tip of the iceberg.
            "If the stars are lit, then someone needs it."
      2. Kronos April 17 2020 17: 14 New
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        So there’s no peace, then war continues
        1. Mitroha April 17 2020 17: 22 New
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          Well, you understand that only cats will be born quickly. And with such "helpers" in the fight against terrorists as the United States, the CA and Turkey, these are the Syrians who can be said to be ahead of schedule.
          1. Kronos April 17 2020 17: 24 New
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            That is, it may take another decade for the United States and Turkey are not going to go anywhere
            1. Mitroha April 17 2020 17: 49 New
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              So you have information about what the United States and Turkey are going to do in the coming decades?
              1. venik April 17 2020 20: 42 New
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                Quote: Mitroha
                So you have information about what the United States and Turkey are going to do in the coming decades?

                ======
                And Kronos is Trump with Erdogan personally whispered into the ear, due to the large personal affection! laughing
      3. The guard April 17 2020 18: 44 New
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        Quote: Mitroha
        What moment do you mean?

        The United States flees from its bases in BV, etc. They are now not up to BV .. I mean it! You can wet the devils calmly without screaming from the Western media .. And what did you think?
        We’ll create a helicopter base in northern Syria together with the Syriacs, etc. Turkey and Israel have quieted down, isn't that a moment?
        1. notingem April 18 2020 00: 04 New
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          Is Israel quiet? Precisely megalomania
    2. antivirus April 17 2020 17: 53 New
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      this is the subordination of the Kurds, soft, with the buzzing of helicopters somewhere over the horizon. -exit to the east coast of Euphrates. there was an attempt to ferry and shell "our extremists" our general observers.
      two-three pancakes lumpy and then delicious oil der ez-zora
      1. The guard April 17 2020 20: 48 New
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        Quote: antivirus
        this is the subordination of the Kurds, soft, with a buzzing, somewhere over the horizon, of helicopters

        Well, something like that, although you did not completely understand further .. bully
        1. antivirus April 17 2020 21: 09 New
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          further, restoration of the ATS borders and work on preferential terms of our computers (not only the fuel and energy complex)
          still very far ahead.
          going will overcome the road
      2. Grits April 18 2020 02: 29 New
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        Quote: antivirus
        two-three pancakes lumpy and then delicious oil der ez-zora

        Pindo stanzas are overeating with this oil for free, so that drops from the chin drain off. And they’re not going to share this yummy with anyone. Despite our clods and the expenses of their budget. They know a lot about oil and budget
  2. Pvi1206 April 17 2020 16: 35 New
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    if you get involved in this matter (Syria), then you need to complete it ... achieve your goals ...
  3. rocket757 April 17 2020 16: 41 New
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    The world there, of course, is far away, and so, if necessary, there are no questions.
  4. KARAKURT15 April 17 2020 16: 43 New
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    Quote: Guard
    this is our chance to finally establish a WORLD in Syria!

    This is one chtoli helicopter base?)))
  5. Purpur26 April 17 2020 16: 44 New
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    I’m wondering if they will deal with the terrorists \ moderate opposition, agree with the Turks, and what will they do with the Americans?
    1. notingem April 20 2020 17: 34 New
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      American bonds will buy. Well and the little things
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  7. KARAKURT15 April 17 2020 17: 01 New
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    Well, there are individuals, they themselves dream about the world, they build the bases themselves, and even have time to sew cons on everyone laughing
    1. notingem April 20 2020 17: 38 New
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      You are wrong. We will show the flag to the natives. And it costs a lot
      1. notingem April 20 2020 17: 42 New
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        Although pilaf would be more effective, but it’s definitely a toad
  8. high April 17 2020 17: 55 New
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    Quote: Navat
    And how much will our next geopolitical game cost our budget?

    Today, Russia occupies, by the quality of life of the population, 67th place in the world ....
    It does not matter, swaps places with Thailand, occupying 68th place.
    https://www.numbeo.com/quality-of-life/rankings_by_country.jsp
  9. Lara Croft April 17 2020 17: 57 New
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    As I understand it, the helicopter base is needed first of all by the Syrian NE, since the helicopters of the SAR (except the Navy) all lie on the ground in the form of burnt skeletons from the first years of the mess in the SAR ...
    Accordingly, Russian helicopters and their crews, the ATS aircraft want to solve the mobility problem of their MTR ...
    Widespread use of helicopters in the ATS including on an unprepared theater of operations in a rapidly changing operational environment will lead to large losses among military personnel of the RF Armed Forces ....
    The ATS aircraft were not previously seen in the successful use of airborne assault forces ....
    Most likely, the Soviet experience in the use of air assault units, including in the mountains ... I won’t be surprised that there will be bearded people from the IRGC of Iran .... and pro-Iranian militants from Palestine and Afghanistan as paratroopers on Russian helicopters ...
    You can imagine in advance (if you have successful experience) how Israeli Jews, Turks and Americans will rave ...
    1. Grigory_45 April 17 2020 21: 42 New
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      Quote: Lara Croft
      I understand that the helicopter base is needed primarily by the Syrian NE

      it goes without saying

      Quote: Lara Croft
      Accordingly, Russian helicopters and their crews, the ATS aircraft want to solve the mobility problem of their MTR

      Not only. They want aviation support too. As practice has shown, the army of the SAR at least something can only with the support of Russian aviation.

      Quote: Lara Croft
      will lead to large losses among the military aircraft of the Russian Federation ....

      alas, and this is so if the base is created.
      It’s not clear why we need this? If you teach the "Syrian comrades" - you need to create a training center. We can provide them with equipment, why climb ourselves? Or rather, why climb halfway - otherwise you should shoot at the Turks from low down, and at the Jews too. "Friends," however. But faith allows them. And since there will be a common base - wait for gifts ...
      Or fit in to the full, or not to climb at all. We’ll get the cap anyway, so in the first case there will be at least some sense, not for nothing.
      1. Lara Croft April 17 2020 22: 06 New
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        Gregory_45 (Gregory) It’s not clear why we need this? If you teach the "Syrian comrades" - you need to create a training center. We can provide them with equipment, why climb ourselves? Or rather, why climb halfway - otherwise you should shoot at the Turks from low down, and at the Jews too. "Friends," however. But faith allows them. And since there will be a common base - wait for gifts ...

        You read my thoughts, I didn’t write about it and I wrote about the minuses written by the "cheers-patriots" ...
        Meanwhile, I hope that I'm wrong ... here on a related site I found a fresh article
        Syrian media report that Russia transferred ten Mi-24P helicopters to the Syrian army. These shock combat vehicles have always been actively involved in hostilities against terrorists. Pilots selflessly performed their work, despite the difficult conditions, sometimes at the cost of their own lives.

        https://topcor.ru/14202-smi-rossija-peredala-sirii-desjat-udarnyh-vertoletov.html
        so that not only our flight crew, but also the Syrian will suffer losses (from this the truth is not easier) ...
  10. Livonetc April 17 2020 18: 30 New
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    The Syrian opposition will go through the forest, like other goodies.
    And real good came to Syria with fists.
    The result will be a stable and independent Syria.
    Syria and Russia were allies in the past and are in the present.
    Syria is not Bulgaria, not Poland and others that do not remember the good.
    1. notingem April 20 2020 17: 48 New
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      While Bashar al-Assad lives or rules. And the power will change and have to get out of Syria. The cases are fully documented in history. Egypt, Afghanistan, Vietnam and further on the list
  11. nobody111body April 17 2020 18: 45 New
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    the war will continue until a handful of American Jews throw loot into this war, and peace in Syria will be current when the war begins in Israel
    1. Krasnodar April 17 2020 21: 47 New
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      Quote: nobody
      the war will continue until a handful of American Jews throw loot into this war, and peace in Syria will be current when the war begins in Israel

      Yes, the Syrians, it seems, the loss of the Golan Heights was enough lol
      1. Lara Croft April 17 2020 22: 17 New
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        Quote: Krasnodar
        Yes, the Syrians, it seems, the loss of the Golan Heights was enough

        Remember. The Israeli military, with the tacit support of world empirialism, once again unleashing a war against the working Syrian people deprived him of the Golan, as well as their fresh water sources and the Zionist regime, do not give a damn about the UN demand for the de-occupation of the Golan ...
        lol

        laughs the one who shoots first ...
        1. Krasnodar April 18 2020 08: 20 New
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          So the first Syrians shot - this is the trick hi
    2. Emphasis April 17 2020 21: 52 New
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      So they tried to fight like that in Israel. So the guys "with cuts" as it were not too hospitable
  12. Dikson April 17 2020 21: 25 New
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    And how many people and air defense systems will be needed to protect and cover the new base? How many times a week are Hmeimim bombarded? Helicopters burn much easier than airplanes ...
  13. Keeping April 17 2020 21: 38 New
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    We had 100 helicopters ...
    Sent to Syria 10
    90 remaining
    Combat and non-combat losses 5
    Replenished these 5 helicopters
    85 are left at home
    We are making another base in Syria
    So another minus ten helicopters
    Total 75 helicopters at home ...
    This is of course rude and figurative, but I think the meaning is clear.
    1. Lara Croft April 17 2020 22: 35 New
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      Quote: Keeping
      We had 100 helicopters ...
      Sent to Syria 10
      90 remaining

      In the periodicals I read that AA brigades (district subordination) and AA brigades (army subordination) are being created in the RF Armed Forces, respectively, if you select 5-7 helicopters from each unit, you can imagine how many helicopter bases can be created in the ATS (and not only ) ...
      In essence, such seconded helicopters will temporarily form AA Groups on non-equipped (or equipped) theater of operations, through which all the flight technical personnel of the AA VKS of the Russian Federation can be driven ...
      United States Armed Forces had similar AA Groups during the twentieth ...
      In order to reduce losses, the personnel of such bases can be mixed from Russian military and local comrades ...
      ours will be involved in complex operations on a local routine ...
    2. Grits April 18 2020 02: 36 New
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      Quote: Keeping
      Total 75 helicopters at home ...

      Workers from the helicopter plant will say together - give old helicopters to Syria! Give the construction of new missing helicopters!
      And they will be very right. So everything is done right.
      1. nikon7717 April 18 2020 08: 45 New
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        MO will add. You give the continuation of the break-in of new models of helicopters in combat conditions! And the production will say yes. Such a run-in quickly reveals all the imperfections and allows us to lay down new directions for development, requirements for new generations
  14. Iris April 18 2020 00: 04 New
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    Under Assad, there will be no peace in Syria. Unless Assad will physically destroy or force to leave the country a large part of the population, except for his clan and his supporters; and even that - it will be a world on foreign bayonets.
    But who, besides the population itself, seriously needs peace in Syria?
    First of all, he is desirable for Turkey: peace (and, therefore, a strong central government) means the tranquility of the Syrian Kurds, causing Turkey serious problems - so much so that Erdogan decided on an unpopular and costly ground operation. It is also desirable to a large extent to Israel - it is more advisable to negotiate with a single and plenipotentiary Syrian leadership than with motley, little controlling gangs. However, for various reasons, both of these countries seek to take as little as possible participation in the intra-Syrian conflict, and in the case of Israel it is not participation as such, but targeted operations by the Air Force to destroy key figures of Hezbollah, the IRGC and Iranian military depots. Thus, the establishment of peace cannot be declared as the ultimate goal of these states.
    At the same time, the world is sharply disadvantageous to Iran, which in conditions of instability feels in Syria like a fish in water. It is clear that the government, which fully controls its territory, along with its powers, assumes responsibility, and is unlikely to tolerate a threat to stability - the traffic of weapons through its territory and other people's quasi-war formations.
    And finally - it is difficult, unfortunately, to argue that peace in this - and indeed tormented - country would be desirable .. to us. Unlike officially stated, the non-public goals of our presence in Syria are not limited to a certain period. Truly, and not in high-profile statements, ending the militants in Syria is not easy - but still, it is a matter of time. But the creation and maintenance of the air and ground bridgehead of the counteraction of the Western coalition in the BV — such a task does not imply a limited time frame.
    Gratitude in politics is an oxymoron. In this regard, the leadership of Syria is not at all different from everyone else: as soon as a lasting peace in Syria is established, they will immediately indicate a way out with a polite smile. And then the result of our military presence will be another geopolitical failure. Therefore, at least peace should not be hoped for at least in Syria; and certainly it does not depend on the number and location of helicopter bases.
    1. Grits April 18 2020 02: 42 New
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      Quote: Iris
      Under Assad, there will be no peace in Syria.

      I understand what you are driving at. In your opinion, a stable peace will come if bearded uncles with machine guns seize power. Because this is precisely the goal of Turkey and Israel. What it will end with - look at Libya. There, the US and the EU have already achieved "peace." What they wanted.
      1. Iris April 18 2020 03: 55 New
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        By definition, peace cannot come if the "bearded uncles" seize power - not only in Syria, but nowhere in general. And nothing in my comment gives reason to draw your conclusion.
  15. Hourly April 18 2020 08: 09 New
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    Or maybe just a missile base? laughing That would start howling)))
  16. sanik2020 April 18 2020 10: 09 New
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    After the Turkish invasion of Syria, it is necessary to reduce the reaction time to possible challenges, and therefore such a base is needed. And then, while the aircraft arrives in time, a mountain of corpses can remain on the ground and the front line will change more than once.