Moscow, Nov 25 () - Russian General Staff has deployed one of the largest air defense ships right at foot of Turkish territorial waters in the Mediterranean, within revised security measures after the Russian Su-24 was downed by Turkish aircrafts.
According to Russian RIA Novosti agency, Russian General Staff boosted security measures after the recent incident.
In this perspective, Russian bomber aircrafts will be supported by chasers and any kinds of threats will be counteracted on the instant, military spokesman General Sergei Rudskoi announced.
Accordingly, the Moscow, one of the two largest warships of the Russian Navy and the flagship of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet, will be deployed where Turkey-Syria territorial waters connect.
The Moscow warship is known to have an air defense system similar to S-300s, which would allow the ship to respond to any threat perceived, instantly.
Russian General Staff also decided to cut off any sort of military communication with Turkey.