Sunday, May 26, 2013



Capital: Damascus

May choose to strike first and saturate israeli airbases with missiles, anti-runway munitions, etc. to try to neutralize the israeli air force.
Decent amount of well trained and experienced Special Forces

Russian naval presence at the port of Tartus.

Six Day War
1970- Syria sent an armored brigade to help Palestinian forces in Jordan fight Jordanian government forces in what became known as Black September. Stopped advancing before they got to Amman and withdrew.
Yom Kippur War (Ramadan War)
1976- Invited by the president of Lebanon to intervene during the Lebanese Civil War.
1982 War in Lebanon
1991-1992 Syrian forces take part in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm along with other coalition forces to fight Iraq.
2005- Syrian military forces withdraw from Lebanon

Syria lost the Golan Heights to israel in the Six Day War.

Syria does not recognize the so called state of israel

Approximately 304,000 active duty military personnel
Approximately 342,500 reserve personnel
Conscripted military.

Ballistic Missiles
Iranian made Shahab-2 missiles?
M-600 (Fateh-110) missiles

Rodong-1 missiles. North Korean made.?
Hwasong-6 (or Syrian manufactured copies of the North Korean Hwasong-6)?
SS-1 Scud B missiles (18)
SS-1 Scud C missiles (8)
SS-26 Stone (9K720 Iskander) short range ballistic missiles
SS-21 Scarab (OTR-21 Tochka) short range ballistic missiles (36)
FROG-7 short range ballistic missiles (24)

Syrian Air Force

Conflicting numbers from different sources

MiG-29 fighter aircraft (between 30-80)
MiG-25 fighter aircraft (between 11-42)
MiG-21 fighter aircraft (between 140-219)
MiG-23 attack aircraft (between 104-146)

Su-24 attack aircraft (20)

Su-22 attack aircraft (between 50-90)

L-39 trainer aircraft (between 40-70)

MBB 223 Flamingo trainer aircraft (between 35-40)
MFI-17 Mushshak trainer aircraft (6)
Yak-130 Mitten trainer aircraft (on order)
An-24 transport aircraft (1)
An-26 transport aircraft (between 4-6)
Il-76 transport aircraft (4)
Dassault Falcon 20 aircraft used for VIP transport (2)
Tu-134 aircraft used for VIP transport (between 2-4)
Yak-40 aircraft used for VIP transport (6)
Dassault Falcon 900 aircraft used for VIP transport (1)
Mi-25 Hind attack helicopters (between 35-48)
SA.342 Gazelle attack helicopters (35)
Mi-25 attack helicopters (between 6-20)

Mi-8 helicopters used for electronic warfare (10)
Mi-8 transport helicopters (55)
Mi-17 transport helicopters (45)

Vympel K-13 (AA-2 Atoll) air-to-air missiles
Vympel R-23 (AA-7 Apex) air-to-air missiles
Molniya R-60 (AA-8 Aphid) air-to-air missiles
Vympel R-27 (AA-10 Alamo) air-to-air missiles

Kh-23 (AS-7 Kerry)
Kh-28E (AS-9 Kyle) anti-radiation missiles
Kh-25 (AS-10 Karen)
Kh-58 (AS-11 Kilter) anti-radiation missiles
Kh-25M (AS-12 Kegler)
Kh-29 (AS-14 Kedge)

3M11 Falanga (AT-2 Swatter) anti-tank guided missiles
Euromissile HOT anti-tank guided missiles

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Ababil- Iranian made reconnaissance/attack UAV
La-17RM reconnaissance UAV
Mohajer 4- Iranian made reconnaissance UAV
Tu-143 reconnaissance UAV

Syrian Air Force Intelligence Directorate (Idarat al Mukhabarat al Jawiyya)
Despite the name, the Air Force Intelligence Directorate is involved in mostly affairs on the ground level. Considered by many to be the best of Syria’s intelligence services.
Agents may be stationed in Syrian embassies around the world or offices of Syria's national airline.

Syrian Air Defense Force
Approximately 40,000 personnel
Independent branch of the military

SA-2 Guideline (S-75)- 320
SA-3 Goa (S-125)- 148
SA-5 Gammon - 48
SA-6 Gainful (2K12 Kub)- 200
SA-8 Gecko (9K33 Osa)- 60
SA-9 (9K31 Strela-1)- 20
SA-10 (S-300)- 48
SA-11 (9K37 Buk M2)- 48
SA-13 (9K35 Strela-10)- 35
SA-19 (9M311-1 Tunguska)

SA-22 Greyhound (96K6 Pantsir S1E)- 50

9K38 Igla (SA-18) shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles
9K38 Igla-1 (SA-16) shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles
9K34 Strela-3 (SA-14) shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles
9K32 Strela-2 (SA-7) shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles

Over 4,000 anti-aircraft guns ranging from 23mm to 100mm.

KS-19 towed 100mm anti-aircraft guns (25+)
KS-12 towed 85mm anti-aircraft guns (25)
ZSU-57-2 self propelled 57mm anti-aircraft guns (250)
S-60 towed 57mm anti-aircraft guns (675)
M1939 towed 37mm anti-aircraft guns (300+)
ZSU-23-4 self propelled 23mm anti-aircraft guns (400)
ZU-23-2 towed 23mm anti-aircraft guns (650+)
ZPU-4 towed 14.5mm anti-aircraft guns
ZPU-2 towed 14.5mm anti-aircraft guns
ZPU-1 towed 14.5mm anti-aircraft guns

Approximately 4,000 active duty personnel
Fleet based in Baniyas, Latakia, Minat al Bayda, and Tartus.

Permanent Russian naval base at the port of Tartus. Supports a few nuclear armed Russian naval ships stationed at the base. The base was used by the Soviets during the Cold War as a support and maintenance base. The base is being dredged to allow access for larger Russian naval vessels.

Frigates (2)
Missile Boats (20)
Mine Warfare vessels (4)
Landing Ships, Polnocny Class (3)

Naval Aviation
Mi-14 Haze helicopters (11)
Ka-28 Helix helicopters (2)

C802 anti-ship missiles?
SS-N-26 (P-800 Oniks) anti-ship missiles. Export version called Yakhont.
SS-N-2 Styx anti-ship missiles

SSC-5 (K-300P Bastion P) mobile coastal defense anti-ship missile system (2)

SS-C-3 Styx anti-ship missiles
SS-C-1B Sepal anti-ship missiles

Approximately 220,000 active duty personnel
Approximately 280,000 reserve personnel

T-80 tanks (320)
T-72 tanks (1,700)
T-62 tanks (1,000)
T-55 tanks (2,150)
PT-76 light tanks (100)
BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicles (2,600)

BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles (350)
BTR-152 armored personnel carriers (560)
BTR-40 armored personnel carriers (100)
MT-LB armored personnel carriers
BTR-50 armored personnel carriers (550)
BTR-60 armored personnel carriers (650)
BTR-70 armored personnel carriers
OT-62 TOPAS armored personnel carriers
OT-64 SKOT armored personnel carriers

BRDM-2 armored reconnaissance vehicles (1,000)

US made HMMWV utility vehicles. Limited amount captured from US backed "ISIS" forces.

Zelzal 2 Iranian made 610mm rockets?
Fajr-5- Iranian made 333mm multiple rocket launchers?
Khaibar- Syrian made 302mm multiple rocket launchers (Copy of the Chinese WS-1?)
BM-24 240mm multiple rocket launchers
Fajr-3- Iranian made 240mm multiple rocket launchers
BM-27 220mm multiple rocket launchers
Ra'ad- Iranian made 220mm rocket launchers
BM-14 140mm multiple rocket launchers
BM-21 122mm multiple rocket launchers (300)
Type 63 107mm towed multiple rocket launchers (200)

2S3 self propelled 152mm howitzers (50)
2S1 self propelled 122mm howitzers (400)
Self propelled 122mm howitzers. D-30 howitzer mounted on T-34 tank chassis.(36)

S-23 towed 180mm howitzers
D-20 towed 152mm howitzers (20)
ML-20 towed 152mm howitzers (50)
D-1 towed 152mm howitzers
M-46 towed 130mm guns (800)
A-19 towed 122mm howitzers (100)
M-30 towed 122mm howitzers (150)
D-74 towed 122mm guns. In storage. (400)
D-30 towed 122mm howitzers (600)

T-12 towed 100mm anti-tank guns
BS-3 towed 100mm anti-tank guns
D-48 towed 85mm anti-tank guns
ZiS-2 towed 57mm anti-tank guns

M-240 240mm mortars
M1943 160mm mortars
PM-43 120mm mortars
M1938 120mm mortars
PM-37 82mm mortars

3M11 Falanga (AT-2 Swatter)
9K11 Malyutka (AT-3 Sagger)
9K111 Fagot (AT-4 Spigot)
9M113 Konkurs (AT-5 Spandrel)
9K115 Metis (AT-7 Saxhorn)
9M117 Bastion (AT-10 Stabber)
9M119 Svir (AT-11 Sniper)
9K115-2 Metis M (AT-13 Saxhorn 2)
9M133 Kornet (AT-14 ?
Saeghe-2 anti-tank guided missiles. Iranian made copy of the M-47 Dragon
Toophan anti-tank guided missiles. Iranian made copy of the BGM-71 TOW?

M-40 recoilless guns
SPG-9 recoilless guns
B-11 recoilless guns
B-10 recoilless guns

F1 hand grenades
RGD-5 hand grenades
RKG-3 anti-tank stick grenades.
ENERGA (Belgian made)

KPV 14.5mm machine guns
NSV 12.7mm machine guns
DshK 12.7 machine guns
Degtyarev machine guns
Guryunov machine guns
PK machine guns
RPK light machine guns
RPD light machine guns
Steyr SSG 69 sniper rifles
Zastava M91 sniper rifles
Romanian made PSL sniper rifles
Dragunov SVD sniper rifles
AK-47/AKM assault rifles
Type 56 assault rifles
Sa Vz. 58 assault rifles
FN FAL assault rifles
CQ assault rifles
SKS rifles
Vz. 52 rifles
Mosin-Nagant rifles
Skorpion vz. 61 sub-machine guns
Sa Vz. 23 sub-machine guns
Type 85 sub-machine guns
Star Z84 sub-machine guns
Makarov PM pistols
Tokarev pistols

Republican Guard
Armored Division

Special Forces

Border Guards

Military Intelligence- Shu'bat al Mukhabarat al Askariyya
General Security Directorate
Political Security Directorate

Special Weapons
Chemical weapons are being destroyed as of October of 2013 due to several false flag chemical attacks attempting to blame the Assad regime.

A certain facility believed to be developing nuclear weapons was bombed by israeli aircraft on 6 September, 2006.

Syria military pictures

1 comment:

  1. In 6 September, 2006. That was fertilizer factory, israel know that the Syria don't have any condition to make any nuclear thing. But israel is evil country and the shitty world support this demon