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More than 50 aircraft of operational-tactical aviation of the Air Force and Air Defense Association of the Southern Military District (YuVO) will be transferred to operational airfields to perform joint missions with the naval aviation of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) during a control check during the winter training period.

By order of the Commander of the Southern Military District, General of the Army Alexander Dvornikov, the squadrons of the operational-tactical aviation of the Air Force and Air Defense Association of the Southern Military District, within the framework of the control check, will have to work out interaction with the forces of the Black Sea Fleet’s naval aviation.

“The flight personnel of Su-27SM, Su-30SM, Su-24M and Su-34 fighters and bombers will have to carry out missile launches and bombing at sea targets during scheduled tactical flight exercises, the crews must confirm the ability to perform flights in adverse weather conditions, as well as flights at an extremely low height above the water surface, ”General of the Army A. Dvornikov emphasized.

In addition, the pilots of the two formations will carry out the tasks of escorting naval strike groups and acting as part of reconnaissance strike complexes while ensuring security in the Black Sea.

The control check of the Southern Military District troops for the winter period is carried out according to the approved troop training plan for 2021. It involves the troops of all formations of the district, including the Black Sea Fleet and the Caspian Flotilla. The commissions of the higher military command and control bodies will also check the manning and supply of troops, their ability to fulfill the standards established by the requirements of combat and operational training.

The control check of the troops of the Southern Military District is aimed at increasing the level of combat and operational training of troops and forces of the military district, improving the forms and methods of conducting exercises, exercises and training, taking into account the evolving situation within the boundaries of responsibility.

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