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In 2021, the flight crews of the mixed aviation formation of the Southern Military District (YuVO), located in the Krasnodar Territory, made more than 1,000 flights to practice air navigation. This is 10% more than in 2020.

In particular, over 300 sorties were made to participate in the activities of air support for the combat training of military units and subunits of other types and branches of the RF Armed Forces with a total flight time of more than 400 hours.

Also, the crews of the Su-25SM3 attack aircraft, the Su-30M2 and Su-27SM3 multifunctional fighters performed over 150 missions for practical bombing and more than 250 missions using missile weapons against targets at combat training ranges.

In the past year, special attention was paid to the training of young pilots – graduates of 2021, who on average flew 20 hours.

The total annual flight time of the pilots of the aviation formation of the Air Force and Air Defense Army of the Southern Military District amounted to over 2.7 thousand hours.

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