Russian Hmeimim air base attacked by American military aircraft

Deputy Head of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation Alexander Fomin announced an attack on the Khmeimim air base.

Colonel-General Alexander Fomin, who is the deputy head of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, made a statement during the meeting that the American military plane was involved in the attack on the Russian military air base "Hmeimim", located in the territory of the Syrian province of Latakia.

“Thirteen drones moved in accordance with the general combat deployment, controlled by one crew. All this time, the American reconnaissance aircraft P-8A Poseidon patrolled the Mediterranean area for eight hours. When these 13 drones appeared in front of our electronic warfare screen, they retreated some distance, received appropriate orders and began to be controlled via satellite channels, receiving help in finding the so-called holes through which they began to penetrate. Then they were destroyed. ”- quotes the words of Fomin edition "Al masdar news».

The attack on the Russian military air base "Khmeimim" was launched on January 6, while the Russian military managed to seize control of six drones, and another seven were destroyed by air defense systems.