Mi-28N and Mi-8AMTSh engage infantry and armored objects of the mock enemy at night
Flight tactical exercises with the army aviation crews of the 4th Army of the Air Force and Air Defence took place at the test grounds of the Southern Military District in the Stavropol Territory and Kuban.
The helicopter pilots intercepted and destroyed air targets, carried out a search for infantry groups and light-armored vehicles of a conditional enemy in the daytime and at night.
In total eight crews of the Mi-28N and Mi-8AMTSh were engaged in the exercises.
During flight tactical exercise the troops practised some ten tactical episodes to provide fire support for ground units, engage command posts and manpower, and to conduct air reconnaissance.
All training missions were carried out both at day- and nighttime. In total, 100 troops were engaged in the drills. In total, during the training session on interception of airborne targets, each crew of the army aviation made at least five sorties.