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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

In the Trans-Baikal Territory, the crews of the army aviation of the Air Force and Air Defense Army of the Eastern Military District (VVO) performed group flights at low and extremely low altitudes.

As part of training flights, the crews of the Mi-24 Krokodil attack helicopters carried out paired takeoffs, flights in units at a minimum altitude of 100-150 m at a speed of up to 200 km / h, and also performed maneuvers in the air to avoid air defense enemy.

As part of the flight missions, the crews also practiced actions to conduct single and double flights in accordance with a given route using instruments and visual orientation in the dark.

The flights involved 100 percent of the military personnel from among the flight and engineering personnel. Up to 30 helicopter sorties were carried out.

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