Became known, the protection of Russian aircraft in Syria

Russian military aircraft in Syria protected from the attacks of MANPADS by flying at high altitudes, told “Izvestia” Director of the Bureau for political-military analysis Alexander Mikhailov. He stressed that Turkey has a SAM that can attack aircraft at altitudes up to 4 km.

“the same Russian su-24 moved to a higher elevation and are out of reach of the missiles Pro-Turkish terrorists”, — said Mikhailov.

the Specialist added that in Idlib Russian aerospace forces used fighter-bombers su-34 and su-25. They work lower than the su-24, but they have protection from MANPADS the enemy. For example, the su-25 has a defense system “Vitebsk”, while the su-24 electronic warfare system.