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Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, together with a group of admirals and officers of the Main Command of the Navy, made a working trip to Yeisk (Krasnodar Territory), where he inspected the Center for Combat Use and Retraining of Naval Aviation Flight Personnel of the Navy. Admiral Nikolai Evmenov examined the training and material base of the center and heard a report from the head of the center, Colonel Sergei Bodnaruk.
As Admiral Nikolay Evmenov noted, the center for combat use and retraining of flight personnel of naval aviation of the Navy in Yeisk occupies an important place among the structural divisions of the Russian Navy. This is a unified educational organization of naval aviation of the Navy, which provides comprehensive training for flight personnel of all types of naval aviation (anti-submarine, naval assault, naval fighter, naval special and transport), specialists of the flight management group, engineering personnel and junior specialists.
During the inspection of the center and a working meeting with his leadership, the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy set the task of continuing to improve tactical techniques and methods of combat use, methodological foundations for training flight personnel of aviation units and naval aviation units of the Navy, to work at the already indicated pace to ensure testing of promising weapons, military and special equipment in the interests of the Russian Navy.
Admiral Nikolay Evmenov focused the attention of the center’s management on further improving the training of command personnel and specialists of the naval aviation of the Navy, improving qualifications and preparing for new types of professional activities of military specialists on the basis of secondary vocational and higher education.
“The role of the Center for Combat Use and Retraining of Flight Personnel of Naval Aviation of the Navy in Yeisk is also determined by the fact that, in addition to educational activities, it performs research and military scientific support of experimental design work, carries out testing and experimental operation of new and modernized samples naval aviation equipment and weapons. The center also conducts training in programs of additional professional education (vocational training and advanced training) on the basis of a license to carry out educational activities, “- said the commander-in-chief of the Russian Navy.
As it was reported to Admiral Nikolai Evmenov at a working meeting in Yeysk, at the central officer courses of the center for combat use and retraining of the naval aviation personnel of the Navy, training was organized in more than 130 advanced training programs and retraining for more than 15 types of aircraft and their modifications. The center is equipped with simulators for the practical training of flight personnel on procedural and complex simulators of aviation equipment of naval aviation, as well as for training persons of the flight management group.
The Commander-in-Chief of the Navy drew the attention of the center’s management to the use of the experience gained by naval pilots in organizing the practical training of flight and engineering personnel for all types of aviation equipment in service in the naval aviation of the Navy, including on the basis of a training mixed aviation regiment.
“Every year the center trains about 400 military specialists of the naval aviation of the Navy. During the existence of the center (from 2009 to 2020), more than 2.2 thousand students were trained in programs of additional professional education. In the 2020 academic year, the research departments of the center carried out military scientific support for a whole range of complex research and development activities. The flight crew of the center took part in the Kavkaz-2020 strategic command and staff exercise. These indicators indicate that the Center for Combat Use and Retraining of Flight Personnel of Naval Aviation of the Navy has formed stable training traditions, which must be preserved and developed, ”said Admiral Nikolai Evmenov.
The Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy also noted that the structural elements of the center are located in several military towns and, in particular, in the city of Saki. A feature of the practical training of deck aviation flight personnel in the center is the possibility of year-round flight training with the development of elements of the ship program using the NIUTKA training complex at the Saki airfield on all types of deck aircraft.
It is also important that in the center, on the basis of a training battalion, training of junior aviation specialists in four main military specialties is organized. Training of junior specialists is carried out in the interests of recruiting units of naval aviation with conscripts with specific and scarce military specialties. So, in 2020, about 200 junior specialists were trained in the training battalion of the center. During the existence of the training battalion (from 2014 to 2020), more than 1.4 thousand junior aviation specialists were trained. In order to modernize the educational process, the infrastructure and educational and material base of the center are constantly developing, new and modernized aviation equipment is supplied to train the flight and engineering personnel of the naval aviation of the Navy. The center is 100% equipped with aviation equipment, and the state of the training and material base of the Center provides training of military specialists of the naval aviation of the Navy in full.
“In order to develop the training and material base of the Center for Combat Use and Retraining of Naval Aviation Flight Personnel of the Navy and to improve the quality of training, construction of facilities and infrastructure and a new building for the training complex continues. The beginning of training for military specialists of the naval aviation of the Navy on new simulators in the new building is scheduled to begin on December 1, 2020, ”said Admiral Nikolai Evmenov based on the results of an inspection of the Center for Combat Use and Retraining of Flight Personnel of Naval Aviation of the Navy in Yeisk.
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