Eastern MD Army Aviation crews cover Airborne troops landing as a part of an exercise in Transbaikal
Pilots of the Army Aviation Regiment of the Eastern Military District stationed in the Zabaykalsky Krai performed flight and tactical training on the landing and covering tactical landing troops.
The crews carried out flights in pair and in groups, conducting reconnaissance of the territory.
During the joint flight trainings, the pilots of Mi-24 attack helicopters worked out combat support and fire support of Mi-8AMTSh Terminator helicopters which performed an imaginary landing.
In addition, the crews of Mi-24 helicopters worked out elements of complex aerobatics and combat turns, which simulated air combat at low altitudes.
The pilots of Mi-8AMTSh helicopter conducted flights at low altitudes, worked out getting at landing point and hovering.
Such flight trainings include new tactics based on the experience of modern armed conflicts, and are aimed at coordination of crews while performing joint training and combat missions.