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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

On the territory of the Republic of Karelia, the crews of the army aviation of the Air Force and Air Defense Association of the Western Military District (ZVO) monitor forests for the presence of fires.

To detect wildfires in the early stages, the crews of multipurpose helicopters Mi-8, Mi-35, Mi-24 fly over the territory in areas of possible fire. At the airfields, Mi-8 helicopters with VSU-5 spillways on an external sling are in constant readiness for departure.

In order to promptly respond to emerging natural threats, communication has been established with regional and municipal authorities, as well as with emergency services.

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