Russia Eliminates Five Hostile Drones Near Hmeymim Air Base August 13, in the evening, the Russian air defence system repelled another attempt to attack the Hmeymim Air Base with the use of unmanned aerial vehicles. Five hostile drones were eleminated. No casualties or material damage was caused. The Hmeymim Air Base functions as planned.

Since early August Russian air defence systems of the Hmeymim Air Base air base has eliminated 16 Russian Ministry of Defense AVs (drones) launched from a territory occupied by illegal armed formations in the Idlib de-escalation zone.

Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation