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In the Pskov Region, the crews of the Army Aviation Brigade of the Leningrad Army of the Air Force and Air Defense of the Western Military District carried out an airborne assault during training flights.

With the help of a fly-over of the indicated area, a reconnaissance of the terrain was made. The crews of a squadron of Mi-8 multipurpose helicopters landed more than 100 servicemen on a prepared site by landing method and by assault – by descent on ropes and cords from a hovering position of helicopters from a height of up to 20 m. Covering the landing and fire support of actions was carried out by three links of Ka-52 attack helicopters. “Alligator”.

More than 20 helicopters and over 220 servicemen were involved in the tasks.

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