Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has described the military equipment used by Russia in Syria as perfect.

“I cannot fail to mention our defense industry, which has cooperated with us closely. They update the equipment and remedy shortcomings. Let me say that a lot has been done during this period [of Russia’s military campaign in Syria], and I can say that today our military equipment today can certainly be considered sophisticated, perfect equipment that meets the current requirements and the conditions of conducting a battle,” he told the Rossiya 24 television on Saturday.

Shoigu specifically noted Russian-made air defense systems. “As for air defense systems, I do not know any other examples when more cruise missiles were shot down during attacks,” he said.

Russia began its military operation in Syria on September 30, 2015, at the request from legitimate Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. On December 11, 2017, Russian President Putin said, addressing Russian military servicemen at Hmeymim airbase, that the operation was over and ordered to reduce the number of Russian troops in that country.

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great reassurance russia

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Russian equipment has always been designed to operate in real battle conditions and although it may not always have as many ‘bells and whistles’ as Western kit , it is easier to maintain and rugged enough to be repaired in the field after moderate battle damage etc. Russian equipment is also more user friendly and as a friend in the UK military remarked the other week, ‘ The complexity of basic NATO equipment these days is over reliant on specialists with skills that are way beyond the capabilities of the average soldier in their sections etc. Once the specialist is… Read more »

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Thus, there are some setbacks : 1.) We’re speaking of batches of cruise missiles that were already past their retirement schedules, kinda stuff you just have to jam GPS to make ’em going bonkers. Moreover, it’s obvious that flight data, waypoints and targets were already known by Russians, courtesy of US admin. This was nothing else than a live test with optimal conditions… A way to hep Putin at compesating CAATSA law Trump didn’t wanted, through Rosoboronexport sales, hehe… Moreover, C-RAM (counter rocket/artillery/missile) systems are very recent, so there was simply barey nothing made to intercept cruise missiles and other… Read more »