DEBKAfile: Israel struck Russian Buk and Pantsir-S1 missiles

The Russian weapons systems Israel jets bombed Sunday are identified by DEBKAfile’s military sources as the highly mobile Buk mobile, radar-guided surface-to-air missile (SAM) system with all four main components — acquisition and targeting radars, a command element, missile launchers, and a logistics element — mounted on tracked vehicles;  and the Pantsir-S1 which is effective against cruise missiles as well as aircraft. Our sources add that the two pieces of hardware were concealed in a depot near Damascus international airport inside a shipment of Iranian surface missiles. 

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