Profile of Syrian Navy

Personnel: 7,500

Bases: Latakia, Tartus, Minet el-Baida


Warships: 2 (Petya III and Smerch I Types)

Patrol Boats: 18 (Zhuk, OS II Types)

Amphivious crafts: 7 (Polnochny B Type)

Navy Airfoce: 25 Hellicopters(KA-28, Mi-14 types)

Missile Defense: 10 units(SS-C-1B Sepal and SS-C-3 Styx Types)

The Syrian Navy operates mainly Soviet-era equipment and its forces are significantly smaller and lighter than Israel and Turkey(Neighboring states) or other countries in the Eastern Mediterranean such as Greece and Egypt.

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