Russia is sending the S-300 surface to air missile system to Syria after the downing of a Russian Il-20 spy plane by ill-equipped Syrian air defenses. U.S. U.S. Army/Sgt. Richard Ventresca 9619139955_d2e6bb788d_k By Lauren Katzenberg on February 1, 2018 T&P on Facebook Looking for a great career? Or know another veteran, service member, or military spouse who is? Get started at Hirepurpose.