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Командующим Дальней авиацией назначен генерал Сергей Кобылаш Major-General Sergey kobylash appointed commander of long-range aviation, said on Monday in the Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry, reports Interfax.

Kobylarz – the Hero of Russia, has a qualification of pilot-sniper. He was also awarded the order of Courage, order “For military merit”, medal “For courage” and other industry awards.

Kobylarz born April 1, 1965 in Odessa. Graduated from Yeisk higher military aviation school named after V. M. Komarov (1987), The air force Academy named after Gagarin (1994), Military Academy of the General staff of the armed forces of the Russian Federation ( 2012)

Served in positions of pilot, senior pilot, flight commander, Deputy squadron commander, squadron commander, Deputy regiment commander, regiment commander, base commander, 1st category, chief of the division of tactical and army aviation command of the air force, Deputy chief of air force, chief of air force. Total flight Kobylash exceed 1600 hours. Mastered the following aircraft: L-29, su-7, su-17 and its modifications, su-25, su-30SM, su-34, An-26, said the Ministry of defence.

Long-range aviation is one of the most important components of the strategic nuclear deterrence forces. On the status, scope and nature of the tasks it is used for solving strategic tasks.

Armed with long-range aviation of the air force are strategic missile carriers Tu-160 and Tu-95MS long-range bombers, T-22M3 bombers, tanker aircraft Il-78M, special aircraft an-30B transport aircraft an-12, An-26, helicopters Mi-8.