More than 20 helicopters of the army aviation of the Southern Military District are involved in large-scale tactical exercises in the North Caucasus and Transcaucasia
More than 20 helicopters of army aviation units of the Air Force and Air Defense Association of the Southern Military District are used to support bilateral battalion tactical exercise in the North Caucasus and Transcaucasia.
Mi-28N, Ka-52 attack and Mi-35 transport-combat provide escort of mechanized columns of battalion tactical groups on the march, as well as perform fire support tasks.
In addition, Mi-8AMTSh transport helicopters operate in the interests of mobile groups of tactical airborne assault troops of motorized rifle and reconnaissance units.
Earlier it was reported about the beginning of bilateral battalion tactical exercises simultaneously in the territory of five regions of the North Caucasus and Transcaucasia - in Dagestan, North Ossetia, Chechnya, as well as at Russian military bases in Abkhazia and South Ossetia. More than 5,000 servicemen were involved in the exercises, about 800 pieces of weapons and military equipment were involved.
In total, in the summer period of training in the troops of the Southern Military District, more than 20 bilateral battalion tactical and more than 10 special exercises were planned.