Origin of surface-to-air
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“SA-6s are the least of our concerns for CAS in the modern age of surface-to-air missile system proliferation,” the official said.
He still required men who knew how to operate heavy weapons such as, say, surface-to-air missile batteries.Putin’s Number One Gunman in Ukraine Warns Him of Possible Defeat|Anna Nemtsova|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Orders were given to use a new weapon, an S-75 Dvina surface-to-air missile, or SAM.Russia’s Missiles Stung the World Long Before MH17|Clive Irving|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its surface-to-air missiles are Soviet technology from three decades ago.
If a surface-to-air missile capability did exist at that time, the Chinese would have supplied the necessary replacements.Area Handbook for Albania|Eugene K. Keefe