Russia sent to Syria anti-aircraft missile system to prevent potential hijacking of Air and space forces (VKS) and the warnings of retaliation. This was announced by the VC commander-in-chief Viktor Bondarev.
The defense Ministry has placed the Syrian anti-aircraft missile system. It proved HQs commander-in-chief Viktor Bondarev. He explained that the purpose of these actions is the prevention of possible hijackings military aircraft, as well as to prevent retaliation.
"We have calculated the likely threats. We delivered not only fighter jets, attack aircraft, bombers, helicopters, and air defense missile system. As there can be various kinds of force majeure. Let's say the hijacking of combat aircraft in areas bordering countries of Syria and an attack on us", - quotes Bondareva "Komsomolskaya Pravda".
The head of the Russian VC also said, why Russia decided to use the aircraft in the fight against "Islamic state". It was also suggested that the participants of prohibited in Russia organizations that are considered to be highly mobile villains. "They are in vehicles, on bicycles, on donkeys moving. Behind them on the tanks not nugenesis. After each blow they change positions," said the warlord.
Remember, previously assistant Secretary of the United States for Europe and Eurasia Victoria Nuland has accused the Russian Federation in its intention to host a land-based artillery in Syria. Moscow, meanwhile, repeatedly emphasized that the participation of Russian military in ground operations are excluded. Domestic air operation against the militants of the Islamic state in the Syrian countryside was launched on 30 September. It will last until the completion of the offensive of the army of Bashar al-Assad on terrorists, said Deputy defense Minister Anatoly Antonov.
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