In Belgrade set a shot down American aircraft Soviet air defense system

In the Military Museum of Belgrade on the eve of the 18th anniversary of the start of NATO bombing was a Soviet anti-aircraft missile system (AAMS) s-125 “Neva”. On Thursday, March 23, reports TASS with reference to the National broadcaster of Serbia RTS.

The Soviet air defense system during the military campaign of NATO in 1999, shot down an American stealth aircraft F-117 “Stealth”.

In the opening ceremony of the new exhibit was attended by the state Secretary of the Ministry of defence of Serbia, as well as several other high-ranking military officials of the country and the soldiers who shot down US aircraft.

The NATO military operation against Yugoslavia began on 24 March 1999 and lasted 78 days. According to the Alliance, aviation unit made 38 thousand sorties, over 10 thousand of them were committed with the aim of bombing attacks.

According to Belgrade, the victims of the attacks were from 3,5 to 4 thousand people, 10 thousand were injured.