The Air Defense Systems at the Jirah Air Base

The reopening ceremony of Jirah airbase, east of Aleppo Syria, was held with the cooperation of the Russians. The ceremony included a military parade and demonstration which revealed the air defense systems against jets, missiles and UAVs:

SA17 / BUK at second 0:20 in the video for a range of up to 50 km, and SA22 / Pantsir (second 0:28) for a range of up to 4 km. We estimate that the base will also be used by the Shia axis to operate UAVs. Syria Russia

The UAVs can be used to gather intelligence and attack in the northeastern region of Syria, where Kurdish and American forces are deployed and where ISIS is active. Moreover, they can also be used in an intelligence gathering mission as part of the security of the Iranian land corridor.

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Tal Beeri

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