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Crews of aviation formations of the Southern Military District (YuVO) from the Volgograd and Rostov Regions, Stavropol and Kuban flew to operational airfields located in the Rostov Region, Crimea and Krasnodar Territory as part of a planned tactical flight exercise.

According to the plan of the event, the imaginary enemy made an attempt to inflict a missile and air strike on military infrastructure facilities. The crews of the Su-30 fighters raised into the air used air-to-air missiles against the targets, and the crews of the front-line Su-24M bombers completed the tasks of destroying group ground targets imitating a column of lightly armored vehicles.

In addition, during the bombing, the Su-24M crews practiced evasion maneuvers from the fighter aircraft of the imaginary enemy.

The exercise involved the personnel of the engineering and technical and flight personnel of the aviation formations of the Southern Military District, about 20 units of special equipment and aviation were involved.

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