The Syrian war enabled the American and Russian armies to obtain a lot of information and data about the features of the practical use of the state-of-the-art military equipment, in addition to identifying the methods and means of leading the troops.
American officers assert that the information exchange was binary;the Pentagon was unable to conceal USexpertise and equipment from Russian military intelligence.
Military Watch Magazine reported: the Americans indicated that they managed to obtain information in Syria concerning the effective Russian radar systems,Pantsir air-defense system, Kalibr cruise missiles and X-101 long-range missiles.
The US army took a special interest in the operations of the Russian air forces which used Su-34 bombers for the first time in addition to Su-25 and Su-24. According to experts, the Russian army collected an unmatched substantial amount of information.
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. VeraLinn Jamieson noted in January 2018 that the participation of the US F-22 fighter in the Syrian operation gave the Russian forces an invaluable opportunity to observe how the Raptor operates.
Moreover, the commander of the US Air Forces Central Command, “Jeffrey Harrigian” confirmed that the United States learned a lot about the capabilities of the Russian air force, pointing out the need to recognizethat Russia has gained significant experience in Syria.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federationreceived valuable information on how to direct the new models of Tomahawk missilesextractedfrom the missiles that didn’t explode during the April US air strikes on the Syrian facilities
Military experts noticed that a big number of the Russian soldiers who took part in the operation in Syria had acquired experience in carrying out modern combat operations.