During the war years, the Syrian army suffered heavy losses in tanks and other armored vehicles. Now, in the context of the unfolding offensive against the positions of the Islamists, the Syrians are forced to fight on old and vulnerable to enemy anti-tank weapons.
“As for the T-72B tanks, they have dynamic protection that can neutralize cumulative ammunition. In addition, these combat vehicles are capable of using guided weapons, ”the author notes.
The number of BMP-2, which are in service with government forces, is also very small. Machines have proven themselves in battles and are highly valued by the Syrian soldiers.