MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In accordance with the combat training plan of the Pacific Fleet (PF), training flights of Il-38N anti-submarine aircraft were conducted at the Elizovo airfield.
During the training, the crews improved the skills of passing a given course over a non-orientated terrain, the coherence of actions during piloting in the absence of ground-based radio technical aids for air navigation.
In addition, the Il-38N crews carried out a search, classification and tracking of a simulated enemy submarine with the integrated use of radar and hydroacoustic detection equipment and the conditional use of anti-submarine weapons.
During training flights over the waters of the Sea of Okhotsk, reconnaissance of the ice situation was also carried out in the interests of civilian shipping.
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