MiG-31 crews eliminated supersonic missile in the stratosphere
MiG-31 crews located on Kamchatka held a tactical flight exercise on interception of the cruise missile with combat firing in stratosphere.
MiG-31 interceptor crews performed combat exercise on elimination of the cruise missile flying at more than 12 thousand meters altitude and thrice sonic speed.
Cruise missile was launched from the Okhotsk sea waters from marine carrier. A wing of alerted fighter jets took off at the Elizovo airfield in the Kamchatsky Krai and eliminated designated target using air-air missiles on a collision course.
Pilots practiced cooperation in pairs while performing the air defence tasks.