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The grand opening of the Aviadarts competition of the International Army Games 2021 took place at the Diaghilevo airfield. The event was attended by the Air Force Commander – Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Aerospace Forces, Lieutenant General Sergei Dronov, heads of delegations of the participating countries, pilots from Belarus, China and Russia, representatives of regional and city administrations, veterans of the Air Force and junior units.

“This year the best military pilots from Russia, Belarus and China are taking part in the competition. In a difficult world situation, this serves as a striking desire of our countries to further develop partnerships and trusting relations in the military sphere, ”the Air Force Commander – Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Aerospace Forces, Lieutenant General Sergei Dronov, addressed the competitors.

“In total, more than 60 crews of 13 types of aircraft and helicopters are involved in the competition. Its program includes 7 nominations saturated with complex elements of piloting, navigation, combat use of aviation weapons, ”he added.

After the opening of the competition, a drawing of targets for the crews participating in the international competition took place. Crews of fighter, assault and army aviation “blind lot” chose targets for missile and small arms. Pilots of long-range and bomber aviation got targets for bombing, and the crews of military transport aviation got coordinates for landing cargo.

The Aviadarts flight crew training competition will take place in the Ryazan Region from August 22 to September 4. Teams from the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation participate in it – about 60 crews in total.

The pilots will have to compete in the following elements of the competition: visual aerial reconnaissance, piloting technique, navigation. The final stage will be the combat use of aviation weapons against ground targets. The crews will perform practical launches of unguided aircraft missiles, bombing and firing aircraft cannons.

The test is held in 7 nominations for the types of aviation: fighter aircraft, attack aircraft, bomber aircraft, long-range aircraft, military transport aviation, army aviation in combat and army aviation in transport and combat helicopters.

The flights involved J-10 and J-16 (Jian), H-6 (Hong), Y-9 and Y-20 (Yun) planes of the People’s Liberation Army of China, Su-25 attack aircraft, Mi-8 and Mi helicopters. 24 Air Force of the Republic of Belarus, Su-35S fighters, Su-34 bombers, Mi-28N and Ka-52 helicopters of the Russian Aerospace Forces and other types of aviation equipment.

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