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C-400 as a “weapon of threat”

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The popular American television channel CNN, giving the story of the Russian airbase Khmeimim (Syria), spoke about some of the "fears" of the American air force. The fact is that the C-400 air defense systems, deployed by Russians in the region, can “accidentally” shoot down US military aircraft. Where exactly are they shot down? Well, of course, over the territory of Turkey!


C-400 as a “weapon of threat”


26 November RIA News" reported that Russia launched C-400 anti-aircraft missile systems in Syria.

On Wednesday last week, the agency said, it became known that Vladimir Putin approved the request of the Ministry of Defense to deploy S-400 complexes at the Khmeimim airbase. SAM during the day was deployed military transport aviation from the suburbs. This was reported to the agency by a representative of the Aerospace Forces of the Russian Federation.

The C-400, together with the Fort complex of the Moskva missile cruiser, will ensure the safety of the flights of the Russian air group and will destroy any targets that pose a danger to it.

Gazeta.ru reminds that the day after the Su-24 catastrophe, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at a board meeting that in response to Turkey’s actions, C-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems would be deployed to Syria.

“We placed it for the first time abroad, although for several years it has been serially supplied in several divisions a year to the Russian army and has been widely used at large operational-tactical exercises, such as, for example,“ Center-2015 ”this year. The capabilities of this complex are very large, roughly speaking, we can see with its radar all air targets within a radius of the order of 500 km, if it is located in Hmeimim, that is, we can see the territory of Turkey on 250-350 km, depending on the terrain ” - told Viktor Murakhovsky, a member of the advisory council of the Military Industrial Commission, to Gazeta.ru.

The military expert stressed that it makes no sense to deploy more than one division of this system in Syria, since it will block all Syrian provinces bordering Turkey: Latakia, Idlib and Aleppo.

In addition, the expert noted the presence of missiles at the air defense system with a range of 300 km (depending on the type and height of the target). And this is quite enough to get 150 km inland Turkey. According to the expert, the Turkish side should not forget about placing C-400 on the basis of Hamim: this warning is “very serious”.

December 1 became aware of the US reaction to placing C-400 at Hamim.

The experts who spoke on CNN, whose opinion leads "InoTV", they suggest that from now on American planes will have to change routes and coordinate with the Russian side.

“A serious increase in tension,” the representative of the US armed forces described the tactical move of Russia.

Retired US Colonel Cedric Leight believes that the C-400 is one of the most efficient air defense systems in the world. From the position in Latakia, these complexes will be able to fire on aircraft located in the area of ​​the Air Force Base in Turkey, the official said.

The expert is convinced that the American military aircraft will have to change tactics and routes of convergence with the targets. In addition, they will have to coordinate with the Russian side to ensure that they are not knocked down by the C-400.

The US official also admits that, since the attack of the Turkish Air Force on the Russian Su-24, the Turkish side has apparently been trying to stay away from Russian aircraft.

A spokesman for the US State Department, E. Trudeau, said that if the goals of the United States and Moscow coincide, and if Russia is "committed to the fight against IG, then Washington will" engage in dialogue with Russia.

The correspondent of CNN believes that the appropriate dialogue between the two sides, perhaps, "is already underway." General Dunford, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, concluded the first telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart.

In addition to the United States, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization also became interested in the C-400 system in Syria. It can be assumed that someone already sees how the “aggressive” Russians surround the peacefully sleeping NATO countries.

Placing the C-400 at Khmeimim airbase is a "part of the strategy" of Russia, according to which Moscow is deploying modern air defense systems near all NATO borders, said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at a briefing in Brussels during a meeting with foreign ministers of the member countries.

"Over the last long period of time, we have seen that Russia is deploying modern weapons both in Syria and in the eastern part of the Mediterranean, as well as near the borders of NATO in other parts of Europe," Stoltenberg quotes. RBC.

“We see this in the north, in the Baltic Sea, in particular in Kaliningrad, as well as in the Black Sea and in the Crimea,” the Secretary General said. “And this is part of the strategy, according to which Russia seeks to establish a no-fly zone and close space.” And NATO responds to this: “For this reason, we are expanding the training of our forces. For this reason, we have increased our military presence in the eastern part of the alliance. And for this reason we are discussing here how to further adapt our forces and develop further deterrence of aggressive Russia. ”

And what about Turkey, near which the "aggressive Russia" was entrenched?

Her actions were predicted by the former Russian journalist Yevgeny Kiselev, who has been working in Ukraine in recent years. “Turkish troops can carry out a march on tanks to the base area of ​​the Russian S-400 air defense system and seize it, ”he said on the air of“ UkrLife ”. According to him, which leads "Free press", from Khmeimim airfield to the Turkish border "three hours by tank".

This “forecast” is answered by the chief editor of the magazine “National Defense” Igor Korotchenko.

“We came to Syria seriously and for a long time,” the expert told the Free Press. “Two of our bases will now be located there - naval and airborne. "Assumptions" of various political losers that Turkish tanks will invade Syria are absurd. "

According to Korotchenko, Russia in Syria is conducting an anti-terrorist operation, and, in addition to the leadership of Syria and Iran, has been indirectly supported by France, which has entered into an agreement on intelligence sharing with Moscow.

“Russia is acting completely legitimate and will stop supporting the Syrian army only after the most important areas of Syria are freed from jihadists,” the military expert concluded.

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Facing the fact that C-400 complexes in Syria were deployed and activated, Washington quickly showed a tendency to negotiate with the Russians, rather than crawl. A different policy shouldn’t have been expected from a tired Barack Obama, who thinks more about the climate on the planet than about the “answer” to Moscow, and can’t wait for his successor to sit on the throne in the White House. Or shift.

As for Turkey, there is no “tank march to the base area”. 27 November стало известноthat after the incident with the Su-24, the Turks, in agreement with Russia, stopped even the flights of the Air Force over Syria. What kind of base “grabs” are here! Such tank trips will remain the fruit of some journalists' inflamed brains.

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  1. Private IITR
    Private IITR 3 December 2015 07: 14 New
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    It is necessary to drive Americans with pissing rags from Syria, they are there illegally!
    1. qwert
      qwert 3 December 2015 07: 27 New
      +5
      "Retired Colonel of the US Armed Forces Cedric Leighton believes that the S-400 is one of the most effective air defense systems in the world." Well, today it is still the most effective air defense system. I foresee controversy, but I'm talking about a classic universal complex sharpened against aircraft and capable of effectively working against cruise and ballistic missiles.
      1. Wiski
        Wiski 3 December 2015 10: 12 New
        +1
        Real effectiveness is manifested in a real combat situation, where modern and sophisticated electronic warfare, stealth technologies and so on are used.
        To say the most without baptism of fire is wrong.
        Here, rather, the question is also in what environment the complex will be used.
        Everyone understands that the Turks will not try to destroy the c400. Therefore, the situation is different.
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        2. alexej123
          alexej123 3 December 2015 13: 06 New
          +2
          Gentlemen of Israel, I see from you all the best can only be from the United States. There was an article for tanks, so you prayed that your opponents would not have Abrams (which incidentally burned well in Iraq), you spoke casually about the T-90. Now for C-400, again your Blah Blah Blah. Moreover, everyone who has the Israeli flag with a nickname. If C-400 is not the best, bring its competitors in TTX. You can’t, admit that there are currently no COMPETITORS of C-400, especially with Israel.
          1. Wiski
            Wiski 3 December 2015 15: 56 New
            -1
            Look bad. Do not call anything the best at all.
            When I see the performance characteristics in real combat use against a real enemy using electronic warfare systems, then it’s worth comparing that the Patriot, that the old air defense of the USSR series, did not show the performance characteristics that were promised.
            Not to mention the development of electronic warfare and the fact that everyone and sundry tested the c300 system in Cyprus for strengths and weaknesses.
            1. aksakal
              aksakal 3 December 2015 17: 16 New
              +5
              Quote: Wiski
              When I see the performance characteristics in real combat use, against a real enemy using electronic warfare systems,
              - do not wait wassat There are no and are not expected to test their skin on the S-400. I am sure that you will not find anyone in the ranks of Israeli pilots. laughing laughing Actually, this is great, because the Chinese say that the best victory is only in the battle that did not take place. So far, the S-400 is the best, because for the lack of those who want to test this complex in a real battle, the battle has not yet taken place.
              Well, it will be - and then the S-400 will be the best, but alas, no longer in the sense of the above Chinese proverb.
              1. Wiski
                Wiski 4 December 2015 22: 11 New
                -1
                Israel is already testing the capabilities of the S-400 - radar radiation, etc. with special equipment on drones.
                Good set near Israel for convenience laughing.

                The S-400 is not the best until it has been tested in battle, but to write that it is better because there were no people who wished without understanding the reason why they were not there, and which was simple - there was no reason to check it at all ridiculous.
                Your attempt to show c400 as the best since there are no volunteers, reminded me of a joke about the elusive Joe, who wasn’t caught since he didn’t need anyone laughing .
                1. Idiot
                  Idiot 11 January 2016 20: 44 New
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                  What was tested, the radiation of the S-300 radar? So he does not hit the target radiation.
                2. Idiot
                  Idiot 11 January 2016 20: 44 New
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                  What was tested, the radiation of the S-300 radar? So he does not hit the target radiation.
          2. 1rl141
            1rl141 3 December 2015 22: 27 New
            +4
            Write that the S-400 is the worst in the world, the Jews will approvely nod and purr. But they will not say that it is not worth saying anything worse. They will only say that it makes no sense to check in military use, it is the worst.
            So they are arranged. And you have to put up with it.
            1. Wiski
              Wiski 4 December 2015 22: 14 New
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              Will not. You have strange Jews, you remind me of the same strange Russians who also write about American weapons. Write to you that Patriot is the worst in the world and the Russians will nod and purr approvingly.
  2. Andryukha G
    Andryukha G 3 December 2015 07: 14 New
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    "Partners" are like gopniks from a dark gateway - they respect only strength in the form of a weighty fist.
  3. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 3 December 2015 07: 15 New
    +7
    SAM during the day was transferred by military transport aircraft from the suburbs

    This is what most struck the Americans. Russian efficiency against the background of the NATO bureaucratic machine looked very significant.
  4. sa-ag
    sa-ag 3 December 2015 07: 22 New
    +1
    Yes, it’s even profitable for someone to be shot down over Turkish territory
    1. Same lech
      Same lech 3 December 2015 07: 33 New
      +4
      The fact is that the S-400 air defense system deployed by the Russians in the region can “accidentally” shoot down US military planes.

      N u over the territory of SYRIA ... I would not mind ....
      U.S. Air Force bombing water treatment plants, transformer substations, bulldozers, etc.

      that is, they are fighting the civilian population of Syria and not ISIS.
      1. venaya
        venaya 3 December 2015 07: 54 New
        +1
        There is another aspect of finding our air defense complex on the territory of Syria, this is a trivial intelligence. Relocating any aircraft in the sky of Syria is now under the vigilant control of powerful locators, and this may well worry many participants in the conflict, which is to our advantage.
        1. 1rl141
          1rl141 3 December 2015 22: 56 New
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          Quote: venaya
          vigilant control of powerful locators,


          Of course there are locators, but be careful about "powerful" ones.
          There are locators of the old Soviet park. These are good locators. But with the modern formulation of the "locator case" - they are far from powerful.
          The radar station, which is constantly "shining" in the news - P-18. The range is about 200 km. The sky in Syria is not enough.
          And they can only be placed on territories controlled by the government. And away from the front line. So the sky is not really under control.
          But this does not detract from all the advantages of the S-400. Because he has his own intelligence. He does not need other radars.
  5. Nik_One
    Nik_One 3 December 2015 07: 23 New
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    And what about Turkey, near which the "aggressive Russia" was entrenched?
    Her actions were predicted by former Russian journalist Yevgeny Kiselev, who has been working in Ukraine in recent years.


    Mr. Kiselev apparently picked up this idea from the "big" military "expert" Felgenhauer. This is what this "specialist" said just now:
    Turkish tanks, if they enter Syria and attack with the support of the opposition, can break through to the Khmeimim base in a couple of hours and take the S-400 system as a trophy. "


    Recall that this very famous "expert" spoke in August 2008. Here are just some quotes from Pavel Felgenhauer:
    “The Georgians are very well prepared. They have very good army forces, perhaps the best in the CIS ...
    ... Tskhinvali is completely blocked, Ossetians swept away, suitable columns were stopped by air strikes ... ... The Georgians have Israeli artillery, which can fire GPS data with an accuracy of several meters ...
    ... They have complete superiority in army power and quality. They can conduct an army night offensive operation. This can not only Ossetians, but also the Russian armed forces ....
    ... There will be very heavy losses from the Russian troops and there will be thousands of losses, including our aviation. We'll have to face a fairly serious Georgian air defense system. It's not for you to drive militants across the North Caucasus ... ... I hope that now the fire will stop and the search will begin for how Ossetia will return to Georgia. There is apparently no other option right now. "
  6. aszzz888
    aszzz888 3 December 2015 07: 23 New
    +3
    According to him, which is quoted by the Free Press, from the Khmeimim airfield to the Turkish border “three hours to go by tank.”


    During these three hours, you can burn ALL the tanks of the Turks, and also, in the appendage, capture most of the NATO troops! laughing
  7. Svarog5570
    Svarog5570 3 December 2015 07: 26 New
    +1
    Cyprus will soon mature to host our military base.
  8. Sars
    Sars 3 December 2015 07: 27 New
    -1
    All news about the S-400 shows two launchers. Considering the number of enemy aircraft, very few. Moscow "will not become poorer" if at least the same amount is removed from its protection.
    1. T-73
      T-73 3 December 2015 08: 20 New
      +4
      Quote: SarS
      In all the news about the S-400 show two launchers.

      So what? Can it show everything that is there (in Syria), ours, and even with the coordinates?
      And about the "not impoverished" Moscow, can those who are competent decide? There, too, everything in the complex works, and not stuck stupidly around.
    2. NEXUS
      NEXUS 3 December 2015 10: 07 New
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      Quote: SarS
      All news about the S-400 shows two launchers. Considering the number of enemy aircraft, very few. Moscow "will not become poorer" if at least the same amount is removed from its protection.

      And why more? Or do you think that the Turks are able to concentrate all their planes in this direction? Besides, we do not forget about the EW systems Krauha-4, Pantsiryakh-S and the fighter aging VKS group in Syria.
  9. Belousov
    Belousov 3 December 2015 08: 24 New
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    No one will hit anyone. Yesterday, the Angles already flew without agreement with us, bombed. So what? Was someone shot down? Alas, our leadership caved in. There were no eggs here and there. Here recently, many times they recalled the story about Gromyko and the Straits (we will do without discussions about its reliability), but then this option was really perceived as quite real. And now there are solid "partners" everywhere, who, moreover, at any moment can block the accounts of our rulers and their entourage.
    1. hrapon
      hrapon 3 December 2015 09: 24 New
      +4
      Quote: Belousov
      No one will hit anyone. Yesterday, the Angles already flew without agreement with us, bombed. So what? Was someone shot down? Alas, our leadership caved in. There were no eggs here and there. Here recently, many times they recalled the story about Gromyko and the Straits (we will do without discussions about its reliability), but then this option was really perceived as quite real. And now there are solid "partners" everywhere, who, moreover, at any moment can block the accounts of our rulers and their entourage.



      And what is still not blocked?

      As I understand it, the British did not call you or coordinate anything. And our VKS commander did not report anything to you. Out of order ...
      1. Belousov
        Belousov 3 December 2015 09: 57 New
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        They didn’t block because it is an extreme lever of influence, after it our rulers can finally get into the bottle and then the development of events can become completely unpredictable.
        1. hrapon
          hrapon 3 December 2015 10: 17 New
          -1
          What a vengeful companion: he immediately blundered. But the Mavo bear harya wider ...
      2. Belousov
        Belousov 3 December 2015 09: 57 New
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        They didn’t block because it is an extreme lever of influence, after it our rulers can finally get into the bottle and then the development of events can become completely unpredictable.
    2. Phantom Revolution
      Phantom Revolution 3 December 2015 10: 19 New
      +1
      Quote: Belousov
      So what? Someone shot down? Alas, our leadership caved in. There were no eggs in some places.

      I certainly understand, do you have "eggs"? Then I ask you to volunteer to Syria or the LDNR.
      And then apparently you want to fight you. And for me, let Iran or Iraq bring down NATO aircraft, and not leave our guys.
  10. Mikhail Krapivin
    Mikhail Krapivin 3 December 2015 08: 57 New
    +1
    "As far as Turkey is concerned, no" march on tanks into the basing area "is expected. Such tank campaigns will remain the fruit of the fevered brains of some journalists."

    I have already said in the next topic and I will repeat - these guys are fucking ... strange, you have to be ready for everything, including a tank throw, and torpedoing the "Moscow". And to the fact that all Western countries will applaud Turkey at the same time and urge her "weakly".
    1. Yunik
      Yunik 3 December 2015 09: 15 New
      0
      Tank throwing and torpedoing is an open aggression, do you think someone will want to start the last war of mankind.
      1. Mikhail Krapivin
        Mikhail Krapivin 3 December 2015 09: 32 New
        +2
        A plane to shoot down - is that so, to indulge in buns? A month ago, to the assumption that the Turks would shoot down our plane, you would have answered the same way - it is impossible, because this is open aggression, the last war of mankind, etc. But they shot down, they were not afraid. So what will prevent them from letting Moscow go to the bottom? Or roll out our S-400 tanks?
        1. Idiot
          Idiot 11 January 2016 20: 54 New
          -1
          Do not assume that a downed plane will get away with the Turks. Revenge is a dish served cold. It was necessary to carefully look at the face of the president of the Russian Federation when he talked about this with the king of Jordan and how this king behaved. I even thought it was Jordan that brought down our dryer.
      2. Aleksey_K
        Aleksey_K 3 December 2015 09: 44 New
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        Quote: Unique
        Tank throwing and torpedoing is an open aggression, do you think someone will want to start the last war of mankind.

        Dear "Unique". The script can be much worse than described by the not distant Kiselev. Turkey really needs a buffer zone in Syria. We are periodically bombing this territory now. Imagine if America orders Erdogan to enter tanks into this buffer zone in Syria and he will. What should Russia do? There will be no attack on the Russian troops, and there will be no attack on the Syrian troops either. And if Russia bombed this buffer zone, then Turkish tanks would surely fall under the bombing. This is an attack on the Turkish ground forces. This scenario is much worse because the buffer zone can be expanded daily, up to contact with Syrian troops. What should Russia do? Start a war with Turkey to liberate Syrian territory? But this will also be an attack on the Turkish army, which means it will be an attack on Turkey, and she will say that Turkey did not attack Russia.
        1. bootlegger
          bootlegger 3 December 2015 10: 52 New
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          Well, if only Turkey wants, to accuse her of stealing Syrian oil, add accusations of seizing the territories of Syria. Then of course she can. But who cares what she says in her defense? Russia is legally in Syria, Turkey is not.
          It is not very clear why the United States is such an option? Maybe they would like Turkey to close the straits for the Russian Federation, but how can a military conflict with the Russian Federation help them? For the United States, this is a bust.
          In this case, the United States will have to make a difficult decision to provide military assistance to its ally. To get into this matter on the side of Turkey is mortally dangerous for the United States, and not to fit in this means discrediting NATO.
        2. Abrekkos
          Abrekkos 3 December 2015 11: 45 New
          0
          Right These are not toys
          And we must add that not one of our aircraft will fall during these bombings.

          And they will call this commissioning of Turki tanks a peace mission to combat terrorist groups. maybe even with the groups that killed our pilot.
        3. T-73
          T-73 3 December 2015 12: 57 New
          +1
          Quote: Алексей_К
          Imagine if America orders Erdogan to bring tanks into this buffer zone in Syria

          There is no buffer zone at the moment. The desire to create it is the personal wishes of Don Erdogan. There is the territory of the sovereign state of Syria. What does "enter tanks" mean? Terrorists are one thing, and this is the armed aggression of the state against the state. Well, ours will also bomb the Turks in the so-called buffer zone. The agreement on friendship and cooperation between the USSR and the Syrian Arab Republic of October 8, 1980 has not been canceled. For ... get tired of expanding
        4. Idiot
          Idiot 11 January 2016 20: 57 New
          0
          in this case, it will be stated that the Russian Aerospace Forces destroyed the Daish tank column with the identification marks of the Turkish army. There were Turkish numbers on the bombed fuel trucks. Turkey filed a lawsuit in the Hague Tribunal?
    2. Aleksey_K
      Aleksey_K 3 December 2015 09: 34 New
      +1
      Quote: Mikhail Krapivin
      Tank campaigns like these will remain the fruit of the fevered brains of some journalists. "

      A similar tank campaign was carried out by Russia in August 2008 in Georgia. A little did not reach Tbilisi. Russia simply did not want to go any further. Punished the aggressor and that's enough.
      And you are here: "... the fruit of the fevered brains of some journalists."
      1. Mikhail Krapivin
        Mikhail Krapivin 3 December 2015 16: 42 New
        +1
        I apologize terribly, colleague, but you are saying something wrong. This quote is not mine, I didn’t like it as much as you did, which is why I quoted it in my post as fundamentally incorrect. And you didn’t figure it out and let the dogs down on me. So it’s insulting and bitter that you are wasting me in vain.
  11. leo3972
    leo3972 3 December 2015 09: 24 New
    0
    Complete nonsense! But as they say, and nonsense becomes a reality.
    Everything must be done so that the nonsense remains nonsense. am
  12. Romanenko
    Romanenko 3 December 2015 09: 53 New
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    Hope for Allah, and tie a camel, you never know what Kiselev was chatting, not chatting, and it would probably not hurt to throw a little Kornetov into the base area.
  13. Oprichnik
    Oprichnik 3 December 2015 10: 26 New
    +1
    Yes, Turkish tanks must be bombed if they are in the so-called. buffer zone. This is the territory of Syria. Motorized infantry in the tanks will be disguised bandits in Turkish uniform.
    Otherwise, why are we in Syria at all! And, the Turks will not limit themselves to one buffer zone, which Erdogan cut himself. Impunity breeds new crimes! And here there will be not only crimes, but something more serious.
  14. semuil
    semuil 3 December 2015 11: 00 New
    0
    A different policy was not to be expected from the tired Barack Obama, who thinks more about the climate on the planet than about the “answer” to Moscow, and does not wait until his “successor” sits on the throne in the White House. Or a changer.
    Yes, he constantly thinks about the answer during the day, and at night he dreams about him. That's just nothing happens. He is angry because of this.
  15. Sergio bandito
    Sergio bandito 3 December 2015 11: 22 New
    -1
    "They came to the aid of the crews and passengers of aircraft in distress. Most people called them aviation search engines and rescuers, while in the army, specialists of the Federal Aerospace Search and Rescue Administration (FPSU) were called" angels. " With the blessings of Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov, Chief of Staff General of the Army Yuri Baluevsky and Air Force Commander General of the Army Vladimir Mikhailov, this department was abolished. At the same time, the Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Service (ARRS) of the US Army, created back in 2005 , is still alive and has about 1946 people, 4000 transport aircraft and 160 helicopters. "

    soldier Isn’t it time to recreate the FEDERAL DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICAL AND SPACE SEARCH AND RESCUE UNDER THE MINISTRY OF DEFENSE OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, otherwise we screw it up again and Iranian generals will save our pilots ...
  16. Abrekkos
    Abrekkos 3 December 2015 11: 30 New
    +1
    we can use his radar to see ALL air targets within a radius of about 500 km, if it is located in Khmeimim, that is, we can SEE the TERRITORY of Turkey for 250-350 km depending on the terrain
    .
    The expert stressed that there is no point in placing more than one division of this system in Syria, since it will block all the Syrian provinces bordering Turkey: Latakia, Idlib and Aleppo.


    Looks like a respected expert in Syria has never been nor how the S-400 has not seen. Well, at least look at the map or something. Or he believes that the radio waves from the radar still penetrate the mountains and come back.

    In addition, the expert noted the presence of SAM missiles with a range of 300 km. And this is enough to reach 150 km inland Turkey.


    Inward you say ... And who was he going to shoot down there, or "see" that? Passenger planes? The military will then quite calmly fly at echelons of 1000-3000 m. While remaining invisible to the S-400, they should go down to 100 m. So it is infinitely small to have one S-400 in Latakia, not only for "all" Syria, but for the border with Turkey.

    And the fact that the USA of our S-400 was frightened is generally a circus. One of our one complex C-400 will bring down their F-22 or what? Yes, he will only create some inconvenience for them.

    They simply profess the principle - safety first. And after any incident, they stop studying the situation, make adjustments and continue to act. If an expert has ever stood nearby, he should know this. There is even a catch phrase "debriefing".
    So everyone who fried a cock didn’t peck act. And Turkey too.

    And they will surely be screaming about the Russian threat. Even if we just take a stick in our hands. They need to knock out grandmothers in order to pose a threat to us. Or which contract to withdraw from or sanctions to impose. And all is not just doing so, but in response to our threat.

    Like the Russians placed defensive weapons at their border! What a fear! How do we now bomb them? Are they completely insolent? are you going to defend your border? Well this is aggressive action! It is necessary to introduce sanctions and pull up their peaceful offensive weapons to their border.

    Yes, and the expert did not bother to find out what kind of S-400 was sent to Syria. Well, or at least look at the pictures.

    There is a system with old missiles. The range for such goals is no more than 150km. Also, the mistake came out twice, but this is nothing compared to the previous ones.

    Thank God, our military is smarter than such experts and at least know something about the performance characteristics and physics. Therefore, no one actually posted them there. Until a political need arose.

    In general, it can be seen that the "expert" did not bother to carry what came to mind. And then from this stream of consciousness he drew the first conclusions that came across.
    1. Idiot
      Idiot 11 January 2016 21: 02 New
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      a very convenient excuse for cowardice: safety comes first.
    2. Idiot
      Idiot 11 January 2016 21: 02 New
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      a very convenient excuse for cowardice: safety comes first.
  17. _my opinion
    _my opinion 3 December 2015 11: 49 New
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    The popular American television channel CNN, giving a story about the Russian air base Khmeimim (Syria), spoke about some "fears" of the American air force. The fact is that the S-400 air defense system deployed by the Russians in the region can “accidentally” shoot down US military planes ...

    from psychology: a person is afraid from others of what he is ready to do ...
  18. mamont5
    mamont5 3 December 2015 12: 14 New
    +1
    "These tank campaigns will remain the fruit of the fevered brains of some journalists."

    Right Especially from ukroSMI and others like them.
  19. chunga-changa
    chunga-changa 3 December 2015 14: 15 New
    -3
    For the past two years, Putin has been playing a lot of giveaways with "our Western partners." More precisely, rather not he, but his inner circle. Putin then comes out with a bewildered face and moans plaintively at the TV - "we (I) thought they were good, but they are good, guys, let's live together."
  20. gla172
    gla172 3 December 2015 17: 23 New
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    "" "The popular American TV channel CNN, giving a story about the Russian airbase Khmeimim (Syria), spoke about some" fears "of the American air force" "" ""
  21. silver_roman
    silver_roman 3 December 2015 17: 32 New
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    all is well, but here it is:
    Washington quickly showed a tendency to negotiate with the Russians, rather than get into trouble. A different policy was not to be expected from the tired Barack Obama, who thinks more about the climate on the planet than about the “answer” to Moscow, and does not wait until his “successor” sits on the throne in the White House. Or a changer.


    nonsense.
    BORAC OBAMO does not solve anything at all and cannot. he is poor ate coping with the powers of a speaking mouth.
    The strategy is driven by completely different people, whose names and surnames we may not know.
    By the way, what do you hear about the second base of the Air Force? or duck?
  22. antiexpert
    antiexpert 3 December 2015 23: 06 New
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    nominate the S-400 for the Nobel Peace Prize)))
  23. kovalev2015
    kovalev2015 4 December 2015 22: 00 New
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    The exit of government troops to the border with Turkey will also allow the S-400 to be moved there and to drive all the US coalition planes to the borders of Iraq