Sana’a unveil new four air defense systems
President of the Supreme Political Council Mahdi al-Mashat on Sunday unveiled four new air defense systems: Thaqeb 1, Thaqeb 2, Thaqeb 3 and Fater 1, which were developed with purely Yemeni expertise. According to Saba news agency.
Al-Mashat said this qualitative achievement strengthening and developing defense capabilities, confirming that 2020 will be a year for air defense.
He assured that,“The new defense systems will change the course of the battle with aggression, and will provide a start to more sophisticated and effective defense systems in countering enemy air targets,”. According to Saba news agency, the high political and military leadership will provide all support for the development and modernization of the defense system to achieve a balance of deterrence with the enemy.
The Defense minister of National rescue Government in Sana’a said that 2020 will be the year of victories, the year of development and upgrading strategic deterrence balance weapons.
“The year 2020 is the year of air defense, and the day will come when the sky of Yemen becomes prohibited on aggression Al-Atafi said.
The spokesperson of Sana’a forces, Brigadier General Yahya Sari, said that the forces will do their utmost to defend the country, its sovereignty and dignity.
The launch of the air defense system came days after Sana’a shot down a Tornado plane belonging to the Saudi-Emirati coalition in Al-Jawf Governorate.