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Syrian air defense units destroyed 71 cruise missiles at US attacks

RUSSIA (OBSERVATORY) –┬áIn total, during the attack by the Syrian air defense units, 71 cruise missiles from 103 detected in the airspace of Syria were destroyed, an official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry, Major-General Igor Konashenkov said.

“In total, Syrian air defense units destroyed 71 cruise missiles from 103 detected in the airspace of the republic,” he said.

Konashenkov added that “an air defense missile and gun system” Pantsir “of Russian production, previously supplied to the armed forces of Syria, was actively used in anti-aircraft combat.”

He also noted that this complex during the anti-aircraft fight showed almost 100 percent efficiency.