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In Siberia, a tactical flight exercise was completed with the crews of a separate helicopter regiment, which is part of the combined-arms formation of the air force and air defense of the Central Military District (CVO).

During the exercise, the crews of the Mi-24 attack helicopters and the Mi-8AMTSh-V transport and assault helicopters performed the tasks of redeploying to operational airfields, mass parachuting of special-purpose military personnel behind the contingent enemy lines. At the final stage of the exercise, the helicopter crews destroyed ground targets imitating lightly armored equipment and enemy manpower, from 30-mm GSh-30 cannons, PKT machine guns and unguided aircraft missiles.

In addition, during the exercise, the servicemen worked out tasks of visual reconnaissance of the terrain, detection and recognition of various objects, mobile and stationary ground targets of a conventional enemy in the daytime and at night.

The tactical flight exercise, which took place in the Novosibirsk region, involved more than 20 Mi-8 and Mi-24 helicopters, over 30 units of ground military and special equipment, as well as about 500 flight and engineering personnel of a helicopter regiment and a special unit. appointment of the CVO.

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