The Advanced Syrian Weapons that Concern Israel

(Ha'aretz) Gili Cohen - Syria has a number of Russian-made SA-17 antiaircraft missile launchers, which have a relatively long range and a sophisticated tracking system. Ha'aretz reported last year that Syria has trained Hizbullah to use such anti-aircraft missiles. Other advanced weapons in Syrian hands are Yakhont SSN-26 anti-ship missiles and surface-to-surface ballistic missiles such as the Scud-D - in addition to chemical weapons.

2013-01-31 00:00:00

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