Tag: Hmeemeem/Bassel al-Assad IAP

Putin in Syria: Russia Dismisses Claims S-400 Missiles Deployed In Syria But Photos Do Show Component Radar

November 13, 2015

Russia denies claims that S-400 surface-to-air missiles have been deployed to the Hmeemeem airbase in Latakia, but photos do show a radar associated with the missile system. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

Putin in Syria: Russian Serviceman Confirmed Killed In Syria

October 27, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: Relatives have confirmed that Vadim Kostenko, a contract serviceman in the Russian Air Force, was killed on October 24 while on duty in Syria. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

Putin in Syria: Large Blast East Of Russian Airbase In Latakia This Morning

October 15, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: A large blast was reported this morning in the hills east of the Hmeemeem airbase near Jableh, from which Russian jets are conducting operations. Some reports claim the blast was caused by a ballistic missile fired by rebels. Meanwhile the regime has redirected forces to assault rebel-held areas of the Homs province, supported […]