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Turkey will deploy S-400s to protect its own troops in Syria from Russian fighters

ANKARA, (BM) – The head of the Turkish Ministry of Defense, Hulusi Akar, unexpectedly raised the issue of deploying S-400 air defense systems in the country, emphasizing that in spring these systems will be put on full combat alert, which does not exclude their use against Syria and Russia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing AviaPro news agency and Syrian Civil War Map.

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Turkish Minister of Defense Hulusi Akar: “The S-400 will undoubtedly be deployed.”

“It seems that Turkey wants to protect its troops from the Russian Air Force and the Syrian Air Force using a Russian-made S-400 missile system,” the Syria Civil War Map resource reports.

Earlier, experts have already reported that the supply of Russian S-400s to Turkey’s armament can pose very serious risks for Russian allies in the region and for Russia itself, and against the background of the aggravation of the military situation in Syria,

According to them [experts] Turkey may indeed begin to use S-400 in order to hit aerial targets over the Arab Republic.

On the other hand, analysts pay attention to the fact that if Ankara really decides to take such a step, very tough measures on the part of Russia will await it.

“Turkey can shoot down targets over its territory – this does not bother Russia at all. But as soon as Turkey tries to hit a Russian plane over Syria, the response of the Russian military will be the toughest, including the use of a massive strike by Caliber cruise missiles at the Turkish S-400 positional area – without covering other air defense systems, Triumph simply can’t hit all targets,” the expert notes.

It should be clarified that a few hours ago, Turkish troops tried to bring down the Russian Su-24 bomber.

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