Russians Upgrading Assad’s Arms in Syria

Russia is sending more advanced military hardware to forces led…

Russia is sending more advanced military hardware to forces led by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, American officials said Thursday.

Russia has previously provided a version of the anti-ship cruise missiles, called Yakhonts, to Syria. But those delivered recently are outfitted with an advanced radar that makes them more effective, according to American officials who are familiar with classified intelligence reports and would only discuss the shipment on the basis of anonymity.

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