The possibility of Russian self-propelled anti-aircraft missile and gun complex “Carapace-C1” has been criticized after checking in a real combat situation in Syria, with the reflection of drone attacks.
“In Syria, it became clear that “Armor” is almost “sees” low speed and small targets, which include military UAVs. The complex regularly recorded about goal of flying around the base of large birds than confusing operators”, – quoted a military expert, chief editor of the magazine “Arsenal Fatherland” Victor murakhovski in your Facebook message telegram-channel Voenzhur.
At the same time in the telegram channel, notes that drones are terrorists “literally “Spud” base of videoconferencing in Hamima. Only in the last 3 months, the defense has reflected at least two dozen attacks by enemy drones.
In the spring of 2018, Syria has deployed systems “tor-M2U”. It is reported that during the period from April to October 2018 complexes “tor-M2U” shot down 80 aircraft, with an efficiency of 80%. In turn, the effectiveness of zrpk “Shell-C1” for the same period was 19%.
Earlier, citing sources claimed that the Shells did well in repelling the drone attacks on Hamim. In the American press “Pantsir-s” was the perfect weapon to reflect the massive attacks of the UAV. “Carapace-C1” – self-propelled air defense missile-gun complex ground-based and sea-based, adopted in 2012.