...The system is known in the Russian Federation as the 9K37 Buk (Russian for 'beech') with the complete system, including the radar and support equipment, having a Russian Industrial Index number, 9K37. The export version is known as the 'Gang', with the various sub-elements having the suffix, 'E' (for Ehksportiynyi; Russian for export) added to their designations, for example 9A310M1E. The first export order came from Syria in 1983, with deliveries beginning in 1986...
Point is that this ground to air AA system has rockets that are guided by radar reflection from the mobile battle group from which was launched.
That battle group control has a telescopic video image of the target also. So it is perfectly aware what kind of target they are about to kill. This requires some training.