Syria ..Army uncovers weapons cache includes French, US and Israeli munitions in Damascus
Syria – Damascus: The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) uncovered a large weapons cache located in the southern part of Damascus this week.
While conducting mopping-up operations in the district of Yelda south of the city of Damascus, the army’s general command announced to capture large weapons storage, filming a video of the spoils.
The military report said that the captured weapons included tank and mortar shells, RPG rounds, grenades, U.S.-made anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM), and anti-aircraft missiles (MANPADS).
According to an expert website, the captured weapons are:
- Soviet-made R-60 air-to-air missile;
- French-made MILAN anti-tank guided missile (ATGM);
- French-made SNEB unguided rockets;
- Launch tube and a battery for US-made TOW ATGM launcher;
- Yugoslav-made M79 Osa anti-tank weapon along with several rounds;
- Czechoslovakian-made RPG-75 anti-tank weapon;
- Russian-made RPG-18 anti-tank rocket-propelled grenade;
- Russian-made MRO-A thermobaric rocket launchers
The Syrian ministry of Defense released a video footage from southern Damascus as you can watch below.
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