RT EXCLUSIVE: Mi-24 gunships guarding Russia's hub of anti-ISIS ops in Syria
Published time: 7 Oct, 2015 05:57 Edited time: 7 Oct, 2015 15:40
RT's Murad Gazdiev watches Mil Mi-24 helicopters patrolling the Russian air base in Latakia preventing possible militant raids. Bomber jets are at their most vulnerable during takeoff and landing when portable shoulder-launched missiles can be fired at them. The job of the mighty gunships is to take out any would-be saboteurs approaching.