Wednesday, October 3, 2018 saw a number of very brief incursions by Israeli war planes into the air space of Syria. These incursions appeared to be probing for weaknesses in Syria’s new S-300 air defense missile system, deployed after the shoot down of a Russian IL-20 aircraft. The incursions this morning have prompted Russia to issue a public warning about Electronic Warfare they intend to use in and around Syria. Russia’s Defense Minister, Sergey Shoygu, said that Russian forces in Syria will implement electromagnetic jamming for satellite navigation, air-borne radar and communication systems on aircraft. The jamming will cover the Syrian coast and nearby regions over the Mediterranean, and will mainly target the Israeli warplanes…..Read More

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