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Crews of modern attack aircraft Su-25SM (“Rook”) of the aviation unit of the Southern Military District (YuVO), based in the Krasnodar Territory, began performing their first practical flights in 2022.

More than 100 military personnel of flight and technical personnel, as well as ground support services, are involved in flight training events, about 20 aircraft are involved.

When performing flight missions, pilots improve their skills in piloting aircraft in mountainous terrain in difficult meteorological conditions, as well as at night, in various altitudes.

The crews also practice the launches of guided missiles and the release of corrected aerial bombs at the positions of the simulated enemy at one of the air ranges in the Kuban.

In total, in the coming year, the pilots of the Su-25SM attack aircraft will make over 1,700 sorties with the practical use of standard weapons, during which they will solve the tasks of destroying the aircraft fleet of combat vehicles, objects and conventional bases.

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