31 Dec '17, 11am

#Russia to use #TOS-1A flamethrower multiple #thermobaric #rocket launcher system in #Syria

#Russia to use #TOS-1A flamethrower multiple #thermobaric #rocket launcher system in #Syria

Russia continues to deploy modern military equipment in Syria, according to a video released on YouTube, December 29, 2017, showing a Russian TOS-1A flamethrower unloaded from a truck in Syria's Idlib province published by the Telegram channel 338 on Instagram. TOS-1A flamethrower used in Syria (Picture source Twiter) In November 2017, another video was published showing firing of rockets that was described as the Russian-made flamethrower TOS-1A . This type of artillery systems could be used to support the Syrian army offensive against Islamite fighters in Idlib's southern areas, according to the Sputnik News website. The TOS flamethrower was first used in combat during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1988, but didn't make its public debut until more than a decade later, during the Second Chechen War in 1999. Lately, the Iraqi army has used it during its fight again...

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