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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

As part of scheduled training flights, long-range aviation crews completed the tasks of refueling aircraft in airspace.

In particular, the pilots of the Tu-95MS strategic missile carriers have worked out refueling from the Il-78 tanker aircraft.

The aircraft took off from different airfields.

During the flights, the crews of the Tu-95MS strategic missile carriers performed air refueling at an altitude of more than 6 thousand meters and a speed of about 600 kilometers per hour, air patrols in a given zone, and also performed practical firing from air cannons.

“The peculiarity of this flight shift is that it was carried out in high temperature conditions. Both experienced crew members and young officers were involved in the flights, ”said Lieutenant Colonel Nail Fayzulin, acting commander of the guard formation.

A detachment of Tu-95MS aircraft was involved in the flights.

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