In the Voronezh region at the airport "Buturlinovka" on Tuesday, April 24, began flight tactical exercise involving the Russian Air Force MiG-29 SMT. As informs "Interfax" referring to the press service of the Western Military District, in the course of the exercise of the Kursk Air Arm pilots on the MiG-29
enter into a conditional dogfight with pilots from Voronezh and Tver region on the Sukhoi Su-34 and Su-24 and MiG-31.
According to the head of the press service of the WEST Colonel Andrei Bobrun, the task of the MiG-29 will cover ground forces from the air on a simulated enemy, as well as the detection and destruction of enemy aircraft. Assessment of the accuracy and effectiveness of the pilots will conduct computer system. The teaching will end on April 27.
According to the agency, "Data", in the Amur region on April 24 ended with the teachings of distant aircraft. In the command and staff training was attended by bombers Tu-95MS and Tu-22MZ, as well as ensure the aircraft AN-12, AN-26 and AN-30. The exercise made about 40 sorties. Targets on the range Litovka made 10 starts cruise missiles and dropped 10 bombs