US Missile Strike in Northern Syria

US Missile Strike in Northern Syria

On August 31, The United States attacked a jihadist training camp in Idlib, Syria, killing over 40 in an apparent missile strike. While the U.S. Central Command declined to elaborate…

Syrian Antiair Missile Falls in Cyprus

Syrian Antiair Missile Falls in Cyprus

On June 30, a Syrian antiair missile failed to hit its target and fell along a mountainside near Nicosia in northern Cyprus. The projectile was fired by Syrian air defenses…

Israel Conducts Airstrikes On Damascus Targets

Israel Conducts Airstrikes On Damascus Targets

On December 25, Israeli aircraft fired missiles against an arms depot located west of Damascus. The strike was reportedly conducted from Lebanese airspace and, according to Syrian media, injured three…

Russian MoD Confirms Use of Iskander-M SRBM in Syria

Russian MoD Confirms Use of Iskander-M SRBM in Syria

On December 17, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov confirmed to local media that Russia’s 9K720 Iskander-M SRBM “has proved to be effective” in the Syrian war. He also confirmed…

Iran Launches Missile Strike on ISIL in Southeast Syria

Iran Launches Missile Strike on ISIL in Southeast Syria

On October 1, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps launched a total of six Zolfaghar and Qiam-1 missiles from its western Kermanshah region on ISIL locations in Syria’s Deir al-Zour province. Iranian…

Syrian Air Defenses Shoot Down Russian Aircraft

Syrian Air Defenses Shoot Down Russian Aircraft

On September 17, a Russian Ilyushin-20 reconnaissance plane was shot down off the coast of Latakia by a Syrian S-200 air defense system, killing all 15 crew members. Russia blamed…

New Iranian Missile Facility May Be Under Construction in Syria

New Iranian Missile Facility May Be Under Construction in Syria

On August 30, geospatial imaging and intelligence firm ImageSat International released aerial imagery of a suspected Iranian surface-to-surface missile (SSM) facility under construction outside Wadi Jahannam in northwestern Syria. Israeli…

IDF Fires Patriot, Downs Syrian Plane

IDF Fires Patriot, Downs Syrian Plane

On July 24, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) fired two MIM-104 Patriot missiles at a Syrian Sukhoi fighter jet, shooting down the plane. The aircraft “traveled two kilometers into Israeli…