Russian S-200 Sam battery downs an IAF F-16 in a gunfight over Syria. @PappalardoJoe

Feb 14, 04:26 AM

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(Photo: This is a Soviet S-200 'Vega', known to the west as the SA-5b with the NATO code-name 'Gammon'. It was a very long range, medium-to-high altitude surface-to-air missile (SAM) system designed in the 1960s to defend large areas from bomber attack or other strategic aircraft Currently stored being the Century of Flight hangar at the Warner Robins Museum of Aviation. Georgia, USA. 18-4-2013

Date 18 April 2013, 09:18

Source Soviet S-200 'Vega' missile - Warner Robins museum

Author Alan Wilson from Weston, Spalding, Lincs, UK

Camera location 32° 35′ 31.21″ N, 83° 35′ 06.94″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.)

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Russian S-200 Sam battery downs an IAF F-16 in a gunfight over Syria. @PappalardoJoe

Reverse engineered drones, dead Iranians, an unlikely shootdown and a massive air raid. Quite a Saturday in Syria.

 https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/aviation/a17045088/israel-f-16-syria-iran-anti-aircraft-missile-shootdown/