MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Today, in the area of the Nikolaevka naval aviation airfield (Primorsky Territory), specialists of the Pacific Fleet rescue parachute group have worked out a training landing from a Mi-8 helicopter.
The rescuers performed jumps with special equipment from high, low and extremely low heights using wing-type parachutes. In total, about 20 jumps were made.
Also, rescuers have additionally worked out the skills of landing on an unprepared site.
Similar exercises for parachutists-rescuers at the Pacific Fleet are held year-round at a frequency of at least twice a month. Landing operations are practiced not only in the area of airfields, but also in mountainous and wooded areas, as well as on the water surface.
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