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THE RUSSIAN AEROSPACE DEFENCE FORCES IN SYRIA (INFOGRAPHICS)

The Russian Aerospace Defence Forces in Syria is based at the Hmeymim airbase at Latakia. The Russia’s aviation composed of the next warplanes and helicopters (based on the open source information):
Sukhoi Su-34 supersonic strike fighter – 6 units
Sukhoi Su-24M supersonic tactical bomber – 12 units
Sukhoi Su-25SM subsonic attack aircraft – 12 units
Sukhoi Su-30 supermaneuverable fighter aircraft – 4 units
Mil Mi-24 attack helicopter – 12 units
Mil Mi-8 transport helicopter – 4 units

The attack and transport helicopters will be likely used for the rescue and humanitarian operations.

Also, an unknown number of the Russian unmanned aerial vehicles “Orlan-10″ is based there.