Russia In Charge Of CIS Aerial Exercise On 25 April

RUSSIA IN CHARGE OF CIS AERIAL EXERCISE ON 25 APRIL

Interfax news agency, Moscow
18 Apr 06

More than 70 craft, including MiG-31 and Su-27 fighters, Su-25 attack
aircraft, Su-24 fighter-bombers, A-50 long-range airborne early warning
and control aircraft [Mainstay] and long-range strategic aviation
aircraft will be taking part in an exercise of the CIS Unified Air
Defence System on 25 April, Russian Interfax – Military News Agency
reported on 18 April.

Quoting Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Air Force in charge of
issues relating to the CIS Unified Air Defence System Lt-Gen Aytech
Bizhev, the agency said Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,
Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine would be taking part in
the exercises, designed to hone interaction in intercepting aerial
intruders of the CIS airspace and to fight aerial terrorism.

Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Air Force, Army General Vladimir
Mikhaylov, will take charge of the exercises from the Air Force’s
central command post, said the agency.

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