Hizbullah Deploys Air Defense Systems in Syria and Lebanon

(Jerusalem Post) Anna Ahronheim - Hizbullah is deploying air defense systems in the Qalmoun Mountains region northwest of Damascus, Israel's Alma Research Center has reported. The group is believed to have SA8 low-altitude, short-range tactical surface-to-air missile systems, as well as SA17 and SA22 man-portable air defense systems. Maj. (ret.) Tal Beeri, head of the research department at the Alma Center, said Hizbullah has also deployed SA8 batteries in south Lebanon. Hizbullah has sent 74 drones into Israeli airspace over the past year, compared to 94 drones in 2020.

2021-12-30 00:00:00

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