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Russia jams US drones in Syria as Trump mulls military action against Assad

Russia jams US drones in Syria


Russian military is jamming US drones flying over Syria in an attempt to weaken US efforts to retaliate Assad forces chemical attack against Douma, eastern Ghouta, US military officials told NBC News Tuesday.


US President Donald Trump vowed Saturday that animal Assad would pay a big price for his gas attack against civilians, blaming Russians for backing him.

The US officials said the Russians started jamming smaller US drones several weeks ago.


By jamming the GPS systems of drones operating in the area the Russians were showing concern that the US would attack their positions, explained the officials.