Testing the Russian s-400 has allowed the Turkish military to study the features of the application, to assess the effectiveness of the Russian system and perhaps find weaknesses, said to RIA Novosti, the former Deputy commander of the air defense forces Land forces of the USSR the General-Lieutenant Alexander Luzan.
Portal Fighter Jets the World had reported earlier that the Turkish military started new trials of anti-aircraft missile systems s-400 vs American fighters F-16 and F-4 at the airbase Myurted near Ankara.
Powerful, high-precision, long-range Russian military group in Syria has been successfully applying operational-tactical missile complexes (PTRC) “Iskander-M”. Recently they took part in the Victory parade at the airbase Hamim and passed in a convoy along with the armored cars “Tiger-M” and “Typhoon”, a BTR-82A armored vehicles and anti-aircraft missile and artillery systems “Armour”. Why in the Arab Republic has deployed “Iskander” and what other weapons there were in the material RIA Novosti.
For the first time on the Russian PTRC in Syria in December 2017 was announced by defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. He explained that the systems were applied for high-precision strikes on key targets of the militants along with cruise missiles “Caliber”, X-55 and some other weapons. A year later, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said that “Iskander” confirmed the high efficiency in combat, and all identified deficiencies are corrected.