Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation : More in detail

23.10.2019 (12:25)

Pilots of the army aviation of the South MD performed the relocation to a reserve airfield in Armenia

Young pilots of the army aviation of the Erebuni air base in Armenia worked out the relocation to the Shirak reserve airfield in the Gyumri military garrison during the flight tasks.

After loading the ammunition, the crews of the Mi-8MTV assault helicopters took off, overcame the air defence system at extremely low altitude, launched guided missiles and fired aircraft guns at targets at the Baghramyan Air Defencerange.

Security units of the Shirak military airfield in cooperation with airmobile groups defended the airfield during helicopter landings, repelling the attack of the sabotage reconnaissance group of the mock enemy.

About 100 military personnel from among pilots, scouts and engineering personnel took part in flight tasks, about 50 pieces of special and aviation military equipment were involved.

Press Service of the Southern Military District
Army Aviation , Southern Military District
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