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The Mi-24 attack helicopters and the Mi-8 transport and combat helicopters of the Central Military District returned to their base airfields after participating in the Peace Mission 2021 joint military anti-terrorist command and staff exercise of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states at the Donguz training ground in the Orenburg region …

The crews of more than 20 helicopters flew to airfields deployed in the Chelyabinsk, Sverdlovsk and Novosibirsk regions, covering distances from 600 to more than 2000 kilometers.

During the Peaceful Mission 2021 international anti-terrorist exercise, army aviation crews were involved in practicing three tactical episodes, in which they provided fire support to ground forces, set minefields from the air, landed tactical airborne assault forces of the united group of forces, and also performed tasks for transport support for the international exercise “Peace Mission-2021”.

The joint military anti-terrorist command and staff exercise of the armed forces of the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization “Peace Mission 2021” was held from September 20 to 24, 2021 at the Donguz training ground in the Orenburg region. The main objectives of the exercise were: improving the coherence of the command and control bodies of the coalition group of forces in the preparation and conduct of a joint anti-terrorist operation, exchange of experience in countering terrorism, as well as mastering the basic tactics and methods of action of forces (troops) under the leadership of a joint military command body.

The joint anti-terrorist exercise of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states “Peace Mission” has been held every two years since the organization was founded in 2001.

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