JohninMK wrote:eehnie wrote:It is logical, and is to be expected that Russia and Syria begin to think in the Syrian Armed Forces after the war. The war will not finnish soon, with the presence of Israel, Turkey and US in territory of Syria, but there is a prospect of victory for Syria.
It is logical that Syria begins to keep the best part of their arsenals safer, and begins to use the oldest part of their arsenals as intensely as possible.
These are the weapons that I expect to be strongly reserved in safer situation:
Also is likely to see a very prudent use of:
Obviously units of these weapons will be difficult to recover for Syria if lost. Unlikely to go as free aid.
Don't you have any understanding of fighting a war?
The last thing, the very last thing, that will be on any SAA Generals' minds is what of his gear is going to survive. Not only is there no surplus of gear but the best and newest stuff will be earning its keep.
Not rare you answer this way.
The listed material is just what the US and Israel are salivating to destroy if they have a chance, because it is where attrition war makes some damage to the Russian and Syrian arsenals. Obviously Russia and Syria know it.
At this point military superiority of the Syrian Armed Forces is proved and assured in the case of the pockets and in the case of the frontline with the Islamic State. Even is assured with older material.
In the rest of the fronts surely older material is enough to face the adversaries in the ground and makes less attractive for the invaders to attack them with rockets and missiles, that can be more expensive than the old tanks and artillery pieces of Syria that would have to destroy.