Russian missile defense system took direct hit during Israeli strikes in Syria


(Worthy News) - Russia relies heavily on foreign military sales to boost its economy. So the Kremlin scrambled to avoid bad publicity for one of its weapons systems last week after it took a direct hit during Israeli airstrikes in Syria.

Israel released footage from the May 10 airstrikes showing the Russian-made Pantsir-S1 missile defense system being hit.

Israel said it launched the attack after Iranian forces fired 20 rockets toward the Golan Heights on May 9. [ Source: World Tribune (Read More...) ]

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