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Show of force: Syria conducts major drills amid Western pressure (VIDEO)

Monday, July 9, 2012

Show of force: Syria conducts major drills amid Western pressure (VIDEO)





Syria`s military has launched a series of large-scale exercises starting with naval maneuvers in the Mediterranean Sea. The move is thought to be targeted at the West to demonstrate Syria`s capacity to defend its borders.

On Saturday Syria`s naval forces engaged in a military exercise whereby they repelled an aggressive attack at sea. The warships in tandem with launch vehicles fired several missiles, all of which hit their targets with high precision, the country`s SANA agency reports.

The exercise was attended by high profile military officials, including Syria`s Defense Minister Gen. Dawood Rajha.

Air and ground forces are also expected to join the exercise, which will continue over the next few days..... MORE

SourceRT.com

URL: http://www.rt.com/news/syria-major-military-exercise-674/

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