Alleged Israeli strike in Syria targeted ‘game changing’ Iranian air defenses — TV

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Alleged Israeli strike in Syria targeted ‘game changing’ Iranian air defenses — TV
After airstrike Saturday morning, unsourced report names IRGC commander allegedly leading ‘new effort’ to deploy Iranian systems in Syria
By TOI staff 3 July 2022

An airstrike Saturday in Syria that was attributed to Israel targeted Iranian attempts to bring “game changing” air defense systems to Syria, Israeli television reported. According to Channel 12 news, the location of the morning strike, which hit the Syrian town of al-Hamidiyah near the port city of Tartus, “implies that it [targeted] a weapon transported by sea, possibly using Iranian ships that docked at the port last week.”

The report added that the strike came amid “a new move by the Iranians in Syria to bring in air defense system to protect their military interests.” The network provided no source for the assessment; according to Syrian state media, the airstrike destroyed “poultry farms” and wounded two civilians. Military officials have said in the past that Syria has improved its air defense capabilities with upgraded Iranian-made components. In a 2018 strike, Israel reportedly targeted a soon-to-be-deployed Iranian advanced air defense system.

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