Helicopter crews of the 4th air force and air defense army of the Southern Military District during the active phase of the exercise landed a tactical combined arms unit
The crews of the army aviation of the 4th air force and air defense army of the Southern Military District (SMD) for tactical exercises in the North Caucasus became operationally subordinate to the commanders of motorized rifle units of the 58th combined arms army of the SMD.
At one stage of the exercise, the pilots relocated to a reserve operational airfield.
At the Sernovodsk training ground, helicopter crews worked out the hidden transfer and landing of tactical troops, as well as the tasks of escorting columns of military equipment, fire support for the actions of assault detachments, delivery of ammunition and various military cargo to hard-to-reach areas.
The events involved about 1 thousand soldiers, 10 transport-attack helicopters Mi-8AMTSh "Terminator" of the 4th air force and air defense army, over 250 pieces of equipment of combined arms army of the Southern Military District.