MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The combat crews of the Mi-8 multipurpose helicopters, the Mi-28 Night Hunter reconnaissance and attack helicopters and the Mi-35 of the Leningrad Army of the Air Force and Air Defense of the Western Military District launched missile and cannon strikes on the columns of the armored vehicles of the mock enemy in preparation for the qualifying rounds of the aerial skills competition. Aviadarts-2021 “in the framework of the International Army Games.
To carry out combat training missions, the crews of a separate helicopter regiment flew from the airfield to the Kiniseppsky training ground (Leningrad Region), performing maneuvers to evade the air defense of a conventional enemy.
The flight to the specified area of operations was carried out in the composition of the units at an extremely low altitude of up to 30 m.
In addition, the pilots practiced landing on unprepared snow-covered areas.
More than 30 pilots of the helicopter regiment performed the flight shift of training flights.
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