Raising the stakes: The Russian S-300 is meant to keep Israeli jets out of the skies over Syria. If Israel does not develop effective counter-measures to defeat or jam the system- Israel will have no other choice but to attack Russian convoys on arrival to Syria.
May 28, 2013– ISRAEL– An advanced anti-aircraft system destined for Syria has not left Russia yet, but Israel will know how to act if it does, Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon said on Tuesday. Yaalon’s remarks appeared to contradict Israel’s air force chief, who said last week the shipment of S-300 missiles was “on its way” to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who is battling a popular uprising that has turned into a civil war. Israel is alarmed by the prospect of Russia supplying advanced weapon systems to Syria, saying such arms could end up in the hands of arch-foe Iran or the Lebanese…
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