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Russian air defenses down UAV in Hmeimim

Tehran The Russian Hmeimim airbase said that it downed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that was launched towards the airbase in Lattakia province.

The base's spokesman told reporters that on Sunday morning, July 22 2018, the air defense destroyed at a long range another unknown UAV that was approaching the Hmeimim airbase from the northwest, SANA reported.

There were no casualties or material damage and the Russian air base is operating as normal, the spokesman added.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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