Helicopter crews practice attacks on ground targets in BARS 2021 Russian-Serbian exercise
Joint crews of Mi-35 helicopters have practiced tactical methods of combat use against ground targets at the range as part of BARS 2021 joint Russian-Serbian tactical flight exercise.
During the flights, army aviation pilots performed combat launches of unguided missile weapons from various types of maneuvers, including turning on a hill and diving.
The crews operated at low altitudes from 200 to 400 meters singly and as part of a pair.
In addition, the flight crew practiced escape from attacks by fighters and portable anti-aircraft missile systems of the imaginary enemy, performing maneuvers in the air, changing the course and altitude, turns, flying with a roll and snake, as well as covering aircraft.
The exercise involves joint crews of the two countries on MiG-29 airplanes and Mi-8 and Mi-35 helicopters.
As part of the exercise, the flight crew will practice combat maneuvering and air combat as part of a pair, performing low-speed attacks on MiG-29 fighters, landing and evacuating those in distress, complex aerobatics, combat use and other tasks as intended using Mi-8 and Mi-35 helicopters.
The BARS 2021 flight tactical exercise is held in accordance with international military cooperation.
There are up to ten aircraft of Serbian Air Force and Air Defence.