Northern Fleet aircraft handles tasks of air combat over the Barents Sea

July 3,AEX.RU— Pilots of carrier-based aircraft separate naval fighter aviation regiment (OKIAP) of the Northern Fleet (NF) embarked on a flight tasks with the aim of improving air combat tactics, the press service of the Ministry of Defense.

Flights shipborne fighters Su-33 training aircraft Su-25 UTG pass over the Barents Sea in the ranges of combat training of the Northern Fleet. During flight operations marine pilots to practice and work out the elements of a complex aerobatics, air combat tactics with the use of offensive and defensive combat maneuvers at medium and low altitudes, carry out tactical missile launches class "air-to-air", designed to intercept and destroy in the air battle of highly manned and unmanned enemy, the report said.
 
In addition to performing combat training exercises pilots improve their skills over the course of a given passage bezorientirnoy terrain in the absence of ground aids to air navigation.

In the near future pilots OKIAP MA SF perform training tasks to ensure the defense of the Northern Fleet from offshore destinations, fighter escort groups of ships SF, guidance on simulated enemy naval forces of their strike force, told the Defense Ministry.

Fighter pilots separate naval fighter aviation regiment pilots are the highest class. They are the only ones in the world who performs the landing on the deck of the heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser (TAVKR) "Admiral Kuznetsov" in the polar latitudes. For courage and bravery shown during the development of the latest generation of aircraft carrier-based aircraft pilots 6 were awarded the title of Hero of Russia, signed in the Ministry of Defense.

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