MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The MiG-31BM fighter-interceptors of the Central Military District (TsVO), during an exercise in the Krasnoyarsk Territory, intercepted a link of simulated enemy aircraft using an early warning radar aircraft (AWACS) and A-50 guidance.
According to the plan of the exercise, the enemy aircraft planned to inflict a simulated air strike from various directions at the covered objects in the 300-kilometer zone, where the air complex and interceptors were on combat duty.
AWACS operators found, identified and issued target designations to fighter crews to engage single and group targets. The pilots carried out an interception under conditions of electronic suppression at an altitude of 2 to 7 km.
About 15 crews of MiG-31BM supersonic fighter-interceptors of the Central Military District of the Central Military District were involved in the exercise, the pilots of which are constantly on combat duty for the air defense of administrative, industrial and military facilities in the district’s area of responsibility.
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