Pilots of Russian military base in Armenia conducted about 500 flights in winter
May 11, 2013 | 15:06
The pilots of the Russian Federation (RF) aviation base in Armenia
continue to carry out their military turn of duty within the CIS
united air defense system.
The pilots of the aviation unit conducted about 500 flights during the
winter training period, press service of the Southern Military Okrug
(District) of the RF Armed Forces informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.
The MiG-29 jet fighter aircraft pilots conducted over 300 training
maneuver dogfights, and more than 150 such dogfights were conducted
under limited visibility.
To note, based on an intergovernmental agreement, the aforesaid
aviation unit carries out military turn of duty in the CIS united air
defense system ever since 1994.
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