Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning

Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning
Undamaged Su-22 bomber

We compiled numerous photos coming out of Sha’erat air base after it was targeted by U.S. Tomahawk cruise missiles on Friday morning.

What’s known until this hour:

  • Most destroyed jets were Mig-23s (6), Su-22 bombers mostly unharmed.
  • The strikes targeted the eastern side of the air base most.
  • Of the 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles fired, 23 struck the air base, 36 did not (according to Russia).
  • A  Syrian S-125 SAM site in the air base was targeted killing at least 3 Syrian soldiers.
  • Most of the Syrian soldiers killed were from the Syrian air defense units.
  • A radar locator, supply warehouse and a training center were also destroyed.
  • A 2K12 Kub (SA-6) air defense system(s) has been seen intact.
  • Unconfirmed reports that Tomahawk cruise missiles were shot down over the Syrian coast.
  • Russian Admiral Grigorovich-class frigate (cruise-missile launcher) crossed the Bosphorus towards Syria.

Photos:

Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning
Scrapped Mig-21s in the vicinity of the air base
Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning
Two destroyed jets, supposedly Mig-23s.
Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning
Destroyed jet, supposedly Mig-23
Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning
Two Su-22 bombers inside their hardened shelters unharmed
Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning
A hardened aircraft hangar on fire
Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning
80mm rocket pods, KMGU submunitions dispensers, 500kg-series bombs and an electronic jamming pod for Su-22

Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning

Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning

Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning
Hardened aircraft shelters
Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning
Destroyed jet, supposedly Mig-23

Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning

Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning
Hardened shelters with signs of burns
Photo report: Shaerat air base after being targeted by U.S. cruise missiles this morning
One of the two runways

 

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