More than 300 flight tactical exercises, half of which starts with combat and shooting, was conducted in 2016 in the Eastern military district, told reporters head of the press service of the district Alexander Gordeev, RIA Novosti reported.
“More than 300 diverse flight tactical exercises were held in 2016, army, attack, fighter and bomber aircraft of the Eastern military. More than half of them with combat launches and shooting,” — said Gordeev.
He noted that the aircraft has fulfilled the task of application of point air strikes against concentrations of troops simulated enemy and target, used to cover troop and aviation ground support of existing groups.
According to him, there was a special exercise on the use of precision-guided weapons and guided missiles. Pilots fighter and bomber aircraft performed more than 100 launches of guided missiles “air-air” and “air-surface”. The crews and pilots, army and attack aircraft practiced launches of anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM).
Also during combat training aircraft of the County was carried out shooting from aircraft infantry weapons aircraft and helicopters. Training pilots TSB passed on the latest samples of flight equipment, including entered service this year.
Teachings were specialized air landfills in Buryatia, TRANS-Baikal, Khabarovsk, Primorsky and Kamchatka territories, Sakhalin and Amur regions.