Researches about Ukraine

Russia Uses Syria Operation to Test Weapons Systems

The Jamestown Foundation

Since initiating their military operations in Syria, the Russian Armed Forces continue to test and experiment with weapons systems and various platforms in the course of the campaign. These tests appear to relate to a wide variety of advanced systems and seem designed to assess the reaction of other actors to their use during ongoing Russian operations. To date, this has involved, among others, the use of strategic bombers and sea-launched cruise missiles (SLCM) to strike targets at great distances. This process identifies the priority systems being examined and the nature of General Staff planning for their introduction during the …read more

Source: The Jamestown Foundation

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