In Syria shot down a Russian drone worth nearly a billion.

Photos In Syria shot down a Russian drone worth nearly a billion.

We can talk about the Russian UAV “Forpost”


In Syria the Islamist group “of Nur ad-DIN Al-Zengi”, which is fighting the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, said about the Downing of a Russian drone.

About it reports a Conflict Intelligence Team with reference to the Syrian opposition media “Medad Press”.

It happened in the North-East Hama province, where fierce fighting between rebels and government forces.

The published photo shows a fragment of the wing of the downed drone.

In Conflict Intelligence Team believe that this can be a Russian drone “Outpost”. According to the contract for the delivery of “Outpost” from 2011, the cost of one set (consisting of ground stations and three UAVS) amounted to 900 million rubles.

Previously this type of drone was shot down in 2015, in the East of Ukraine battalion “Dnepr-1”.

We will remind, on January 8 the Russian defense Ministry said that the Russian base in Syria tried to attack 13 shock drones, handed over to the terrorists, “one of the countries with a high technological opportunities to provide satellite navigation”.

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