MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Pilots of the Aviation Regiment of the Eastern Military District (VVO) performed training flights on Mi-24 attack helicopters and Mi-8AMTSh transport and assault helicopters in the dark in the Trans-Baikal Territory.
During the training flights, the crews searched for and destroyed ground targets of the imaginary enemy.
In addition, the crews improved piloting along a given route with reconnaissance of various objects, actions as part of combat units during joint maneuvering and approaching a target in accordance with the rules of instrument flight and visual orientation in the dark.
The Aviation Regiment, stationed in the Trans-Baikal Territory, is part of the Air Defense Army of the Eastern Military District. In service are the Mi-8AMTSh multipurpose helicopters designed to transport cargo, personnel and air support, as well as Mi-24 attack helicopters, which are used to destroy enemy personnel, armored vehicles and firing points.
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