Tension still persists from Syria over missile fired at Israel’s nuclear reactor. Israel has deployed large-scale air defense systems to areas around the Syrian border. The Syrian missile fell into the area near Israel’s top secret Shimon Peres Negev Nuclear Research Center. Meanwhile, the IDF has begun an investigation into allegations that Israel’s air defense system failed to intercept the missile.
Israeli air defense missiles are considered advanced
Israel’s anti-defense systems are counted among the most advanced weapons in the world. The Israeli Air Force currently guards the
Israeli Defense Minister said – investigation into system failure continues
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said the IDF had done a lot of work to prevent any attacks on the country’s vital assets. He said that the anti-aircraft missile fired from Syria was called SA-5 Missile. When he entered our airspace, a missile was also fired from the IDF to kill him, but he failed. We are still investigating this incident.
Patriot missile was fired by Israel
The Jerusalem Post claimed that the missile fired to kill the S-200 could be the Patriot, but the Israeli military has not commented on it. IDF spokesman Hiday Zilberman indicated that the military did not believe the missile could target Israel’s nuclear facility in Dimona.
SA-5 is another name for S-200 missile system.
SA-5 is actually Russia’s S-200 missile system (S-200 Missile System) Is a NATO name. It was developed by Russia during the Cold War in 1964 to protect its air range. Russia sold this missile to Syria in the 1980s. At that time there was a war between Syria and Israel in southern Lebanon. Syria has eight regiments of this missile. After the upgrade, the range of these missiles is reported to be around 300 km, which can attack with warheads up to 200 kg.
Syria fired missile in retaliation
It is being told that Syria fired this missile during retaliation. Because, shortly before this attack, many missiles were fired from Israel on Damascus. However, Syrian authorities or the media have not commented on the use of the Russian missile system. It is believed that in the days to come, Israel may take more forceful retaliation against the targets of the Syrian army.