Strategic bombers of Russian air force bombed targets of the terrorist groups “Islamic state” and “Dzhebhat EN-Nusra” (banned in Russia) in Syria – the control points, warehouses with weapons and ammunition, the accumulation of military equipment and a workshop for manufacturing weapons.
As the press service of the defense Ministry, the launches of cruise missiles was carried out from the area over the Mediterranean sea.
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“The aircraft took off from one of the airfields on the territory of the Russian Federation and, having made two in-flight refueling, traveled more than 11 thousand km the route of the missile passed over the waters of the Northern seas and East Atlantic,” – said the Agency.
In addition, the application of air strikes brought the ship’s su-33 aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” and strike aircraft from the airfield “Hamim”.
The coordinates of all targets were checked and confirmed from multiple channels of intelligence, and the results of the strikes were controlled by drones, added to the defense Ministry.