Russian arms lift to Syria continues after MiG landings

DEBKAfile’s military sources report that the Russian arms lift to Damascus continued Wednesday with a delivery by An-124 transports of heavy Russian M-46 MM1954 130 towed field guns with range of up to 27 km. Monday and Tuesday, as DEBKAfile reported on Aug. 18, six Russian MiG-31 Foxhound interceptor aircraft touched down at the Mezze Airbase in Damascus international airport, followed  An-124 transports, which delivered 1,000 Kornet-9M133 anti-tank guided missiles.

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