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The crews of the Su-34 multifunctional fighter-bombers of the mixed aviation division of the Central Military District (CVD) will for the first time perform combat launches of air-to-air missiles as part of a tactical flight exercise in the Astrakhan region.

As part of combat training flights, the crews will make more than 20 sorties and practice the detection and destruction of high-speed, super-maneuverable target missiles, as well as single and group air targets of the “fighter” type with short-range missiles used in highly maneuverable close air combat.

In the tactical flight exercise with the use of aviation weapons, which will be held in mid-June, 12 units of aviation equipment will be involved: Su-34 fighter-bombers, An-12 transport aircraft, more than 50 units of ground equipment and about 500 military personnel from among the flight. engineering and technical staff, control and flight support groups.

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