Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

01/15/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 01/15/2020 07:42

In the South of Russia, the crews of the operational-tactical and army aviation of the Southern Military District started the competition 'Aviadarts-2020'

15.01.2020 (13:15)

In preparation for the Army international games-2020, qualifying competitions for the professional skills of 'Aviadarts-2020' flight crews have begun at the airfields of the Southern Military District.

Crews of formations and military units of the army and operational-tactical aviation based in the Rostov, Volgograd regions, Crimea, Stavropol and Krasnodar territories take part in the competition.

Pilots perform competitive tasks on Su-25CM strike-fighters, Su-30CM fighters, Su-34 fighter-bombers, Ka-52 'Alligator' and Mi-35 attack helicopters, as well as Mi-8AMTSH 'Terminator' transport and combat helicopters.

In total, more than 200 air crews of the SMD take part in the selection events of the first stage of the competition.