Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

11/22/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 11/22/2021 02:58

Crews of attack helicopters of the Southern Military District at night practice fire support for the assault detachments of special forces

22.11.2021 (11:30)

The crews of the Mi-28N Night Hunter, Ka-52 Alligator and Mi-35M combat attack helicopters based in the Krasnodar Territory of the Southern Military District (SMD) aviation regiment performed a number of special missions in the visions.

The pilots practiced fire support for the assault units of the special forces of the Southern Military District, escorting columns during the advance, transfer and disembarkation of tactical airborne assault forces, the delivery of ammunition and various military cargoes to hard-to-reach areas of the forest and mountainous terrain.

In addition, the pilots passed the standards for the detection and recognition of various moving and stationary ground targets, helicopters and low-flying low-speed aircraft.

In training flights, about 20 helicopters of the army aviation of the Southern Military District were involved.