MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
During the flights, the crews of the Su-30SM and Su-24 aircrafts played out tactical episodes on working out tasks for their intended purpose – fire support for ground units, the destruction of command posts, armored vehicles, manpower and surface ships of the imaginary enemy, as well as conducting aerial reconnaissance.
Pilots of Su-27 fighters worked out the most complex exercises of the combat training course in the sky, where special attention was paid to piloting techniques with the use of offensive and defensive maneuvers at various altitudes and speeds and the conventional use of fighter weapons. When performing tasks for conducting modern maneuverable air combat, aircraft crews in the course of tactical confrontation, alternately conducted training in search, detection and destruction of imaginary enemy aircraft.
At the same time, at the Donskoye airfield in the Kaliningrad region, the crews of Mi-24 attack helicopters, Mi-8 transport helicopters and Ka-27 shipborne helicopters conducted scheduled training flights.
As part of combat training missions, the crews of the Mi-24 and Mi-8 helicopters performed takeoff and landing, performed aerial reconnaissance flights, and also carried out training approaches to attacks against ground targets of a mock enemy during the cover of ground units. Pilots of Ka-27 helicopters performed flights to a given square of the sea to reveal the surface situation, and also carried out a search for imaginary enemy submarines in the daytime and at night.
In total, about 20 aircraft of various types were involved in planned flights of naval aviation.
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