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Today in the morning in the sky over the hero-city of Murmansk a training flight of the Northern Fleet aviation took place, dedicated to the Great Victory Day.

16 combat vehicles flew into the air, piloted by the best naval pilots, who had the honor to present the aviation of the Northern Fleet to the residents of the Murmansk region.

The flight took place along the traditional route, tested by several years of participation in festive events. The pilots passed from west to east over the Kola Bay and the Murmansk memorial to the defenders of the Soviet Arctic. The flight took place in a corridor of altitudes from 200 to 600 meters.

Helicopters Ka-27M, Mi-8 took part in the flight. An-26 and An-12 military transport aircraft, an Il-38 anti-submarine aircraft and an air control center – an Il-20 aircraft, a Su-25UTG training aircraft, Su-33 and MiG-29K naval fighters, a pair of Su- 24m and fighter-interceptors MiG-31bm.

The next flight training of the Northern Fleet aviation over Murmansk will take place in a few days. The dress rehearsal will take place on May 7.

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