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The crews of the MiG-31BM high-altitude supersonic fighter-interceptors of the Central Military District (CVO) aviation division flew from the Krasnoyarsk Territory during a tactical flight exercise and completed relocation to an airfield in the Trans-Baikal Territory to test combat launches of long-range missiles.

Five high-altitude interceptors MiG-31BM in less than two hours covered about 2000 kilometers and completed redeployment to an operational airfield near Chita. Before performing combat launches, the crews performed reconnaissance routes for approaching the new airfield, conducted an analysis of actions in the area of ​​combat use, theoretical briefings and practical training on the ground. The pilots checked the speed, altitude and characteristics of maneuvers on each section of the route.

During the main stage of the tactical flight exercise, the crews of the MiG-31BM fighter-interceptors will practice intercepting air targets such as fighter and attack aircraft and perform combat launches of long-range air-to-air missiles against Strizh air target systems operating in the near stratosphere …

The exercise, which will end in mid-September, involves 12 aircraft, including MiG-31BM interceptors, An-12 and An-26 transport aircraft, as well as about 100 military personnel from among the flight, engineering and technical personnel, as well as the support and control groups. flights.

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