The Syrian Army’s artillery units are using the long-range model of a new artillery system with an effective range 44km for targeting ISIS defense lines in Eastern Hama, a military source confirmed on Saturday.

The source said that the army has been using the M-46 long-rang moveable artillery that is stronger that the other models used by the Syrian army for targeting ISIS positions in Eastern Hama.

The 130mm caliber M-46 cannons can hit the targets from a 44km distance.

Russian media outlets reported last week that the army was using an anti-drone electronic warfare system that might also be mounted on any type military vehicle.

Rossiyskaya Gazeta daily reported that the Syrian army’s anti-aircraft units were equipped with a new model of electronic cannon that could be used for jamming remote-controlled drones.

The daily added that the electronic system could be mounted on any military vehicle and jams the control waves of the drones.

The Russian paper also added that the new model of the electronic jamming system was equipped with a number of antennas. 

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