MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The crews of the helicopters of the Leningrad Air Force and Air Defense Association of the Western Military District (ZVO) launched missile and cannon strikes at the infrastructure of the imaginary enemy.
During training flights, the crews of a separate helicopter regiment flew from the airfield in St. Petersburg to the area of the Kingiseppsky training ground (Leningrad Region), where they completed a training and combat mission to destroy enemy infrastructure and manpower. The flight to the specified area of operations was carried out in the composition of the units at an extremely low altitude – up to 30 m.
The weapons used were S-8KOM unguided aircraft missiles, an automatic 30-mm GSh-30 cannon and P-50 training bombs. To create false targets for the air defense means of a simulated enemy, ASO-2V heat traps were used, produced with the help of on-board aircraft defense systems.
The crews of ten Mi-8MTV-5-1 multipurpose helicopters, Mi-28N Night Hunter attack helicopters, and Mi-35M were involved in the exercise.
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