Israeli military magazine Israel Defense has reported that Russian military experts recently upgraded Syria’s long-range radar capabilities to provide Iran with a more cohesive early-detection system in the event of a strike on its nuclear facilities.
The report said that the experts brought new equipment and software modifications with them, and focused on a radar facility “south of Damascus,” and another on Mount Sannine in Lebanon. The upgraded radar is purported to be able to detect aerial activity within a range of hundreds of kilometers. This is in addition to other sites in Syria that are operated and manned by Russian officials – like the port of Tartus Port, which also comprise the framework Syria’s early warning system.
Russia is reported to have invested “considerable efforts and funds” to upgrade Syria’s radar systems.Jewish Press Staff
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