Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

01/21/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 01/21/2021 09:01

The Baltic Fleet's naval aviation fighters conducted planned air battles in the skies over the Baltic Sea

21.01.2021 (12:40)

The pilots of the fighter squadron of the Baltic Fleet naval aviation conducted flights with the practice of air combat tactics with the aircraft of a mock enemy.

The crews performed a complex of various elements of combat training in the sky, where special attention was paid to the technique of piloting with the use of offensive and defensive maneuvers at different altitudes and at different times of the day.

When performing the tasks of flight shifts, the crews of the Su-27 and Su-30SM aircraft in the course of a tactical confrontation alternately conducted training in the search, detection and destruction of mock enemy aircraft.

The flight routes of the Russian fighters were coordinated with the air traffic control authorities and were carried out in strict accordance with the international rules for the use of airspace over the neutral waters of the Baltic Sea.