Shot down a drone


Syrian air defense system "Buk-M2E" shot down the American strategic drone MQ-4C Triton

The Syrians report the American strategic drone MQ-4C Triton shot down over Aleppo.

Syrian and Middle Eastern information resources report that the Syrian military shot down an American strategic reconnaissance drone MQ-2C Triton with the help of the Buk-M4E air defense system. Earlier, a similar drone was destroyed by the Iranian air defense system during the invasion of the airspace of the Islamic republic.

As follows from the information provided by the "Terror Alarm" Twitter account, the drone worth about $ 200 million was destroyed by the Buk-M2E air defense missile system, and, apparently, in the area of ​​the Syrian city of Aleppo.

"The Syrian military, backed by Iran, shot down one of the most expensive American drones - the MQ-4C Triton - worth about US $ 200 million using a Russian Buk-M2E battery."- said in the message.

To date, it is really known about the increased frequency of flights of American unmanned aircraft over the northern and northwestern parts of Syria. The Syrian military has also begun to attack airspace violators more frequently. In particular, a few days ago an unknown drone was shot down just in the suburbs of Aleppo, however, apparently, we are talking about a different incident.



The defense department of the Arab Republic has not yet confirmed the fact of the destruction of the MQ-4C Triton drone.