The Russians demanded to Israel an explanation for the presence of its fighter planes over Syrian airspace. This event indicates that the protection of Syrian airspace is now under the wings of the Russian Air Force, in coordination with the Syrian Armed Forces, thelegitimate President Bashar al-Assad, under the sovereignty of the Syrian government in Damascus.
Six Russian multirole fighter Sukhoi SU-30 SM type have put to flight-type Israeli fighters McDonnell Douglas F-15 off the Syrian coast.
Israeli aircrafts are flying for months in Syrian airspace and especially Syria’s Naval Air Station Latakia bridgehead of Russian forces in Syria.
Israeli aircraft generally follow a fairly complex flight plan and approach Latakia from the sea.
In the night of 1 to 2 October 2015, six Russian Sukhoi SU-30 took off from SM Syrian airbase Hmimim towards Cyprus before intercepting four Israeli F-15 fighters in attack position.
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