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CNN: Americans were first brought artillery missile system to Syria

For the first time, the U.S. military relocated one of the high-mobility rocket artillery system (HIMARS) in Jordan on the South of Syria, reports the website of TV channel CNN, citing three sources in the defence establishments.

System able to strike at targets at a distance of 300 km, it is set around an American military base near Al-TANF, the statement said.

The authors noted that previous U.S. military used a HIMARS from the territory of Jordan and Turkey to provide fire support to the Syrian opposition forces acting against the «Islamic state». Were also used howitzers M777.

Based on the available information, the American military action against Iranian forces in southern Syria. CNN reports that last week, the American aircraft F-15E shot down an Iranian UAV Shahed 129 near the base in Al-TANF.

CNN: Americans were first brought artillery missile system to Syria 14.06.2017

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