Russian newspapers said 36 of the American Tomahawk cruise missile were “missing” when attacked Shayrat airbase of Syria could be to intercept by the Russian fighter-interceptor.
Russia’s Nezavisimaya Gazeta newspaper on April 12 said 36 Tomahawk cruise missile “missing” that the Navy fired at Shayrat air base in Syria’s Homs province on April 6, may have been blocked by the Russian fighter aircraft.
The article also arguing with the idea that u.s. missiles were targeted by missile defense systems S-300 or S-400 are protecting bases in Tartus and Humeimim.
The source also said that the American missiles can be aimed by the Sukhoi-35 and Sukhoi-30 SM have the ability to intercept missiles and Tomahawk.
Accordingly, the Navy intended to shoot only 36 missiles from the destroyer USS Ross, but after the whole 36 missile was intercepted by Russia’s air force, the destroyer USS Porter fired 23 missiles at Shayrat air force base after the Russian fighters had returned to base.
Earlier, the US President Donald Trump ordered the Tomahawk cruise missile attack was launched from two destroyers in the Mediterranean in Shayrat air force night April 6. This is the move that responded “very brutal attack” which the United States of America said that the Syrian Government used chemical weapons in the town of Idlib province Sheikhoun Khan made more than 80 people dead.
However, Washington does not give any evidence indicating that the Syrian Government is standing behind the attack while Damascus denied the allegation in a definitive way.
The American attack was two ally of the Government of President Bashar al-Assad is Russia and Iran Tehran and Moscow condemned, criticized and said that this move proved America is a partner of the terrorist rebels ISIS and the front of Al-Nusra.