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The crews of the Mi-24P and Mi-8AMTSh helicopters of the army aviation unit of the Eastern Military District (VVO) stationed in the Trans-Baikal Territory took part in night training flights.

Army aviation crews made single and group missions to carry out night reconnaissance missions and cover military installations. At the same time, the implementation of maneuvers was carried out by pilots in special night vision devices.

In addition, the crews of the Mi-24P helicopters worked out the elements of piloting combat vehicles at extremely low altitudes to overcome the air defense zone of a simulated enemy.

Training flights at night lasted about 4 hours, each helicopter spent at least an hour in the air.

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