Russia could use its Pantsir-S1 and S-400 anti-aircraft systems in Syria to spy on the F-22 and other advanced US weapons

Some US officials believe Russia could use its Pantsir-S1 and S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft systems to uncover secrets of the F-22 in Syria.

Almost certainly, Russia is using some of its most advanced war tech deployed to Syria to gather intelligence about U.S. latest hardware, including the F-22 Raptor multi-role stealth jets. No aircraft is completely stealth and this is the reason why they are usually dubbed LO (Low Observable) planes. Tactical fighter-sized stealth aircraft are built to ...

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David Cenciotti is a freelance journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written four books.