Over 320 Russian weapon systems were tested in operations during war in Syria: defense minister  

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu's statement was reported by the TASS news agency. He said Russia checked many different weapon systems, including helicopters


More than 320 Russian weapon systems were tested and assessed in battle in Syria, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said in a meeting with workers from Russian helicopter manufacturer Rostvertol.    

The TASS news agency quoted Shoigu as saying ""We checked more than 320 types of different weapons, including, by the way, your helicopters," adding that "One of the helicopters we saw today is the result of the Syria operation."

Shoigu added that the Russians have weapon systems whose range is longer than that of air defense systems. "Now we have such weapons, thanks to the operation in Syria, thanks to you who do it," he said. 

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