Naval aviation pilots Sevflota learn new carrier-based fighter MiG-29K

Naval aviation pilots Sevflota learn new carrier-based fighter MiG-29K
MOSCOW, January 7. / ITAR-TASS /. Naval aviation pilots of the Northern Fleet in 2014 to test a new type of carrier-based fighter — the MiG-29K. This was stated by ITAR-TASS Head of Information Providing press service of the Western Military Area on the Northern Fleet Captain 1st Rank Vadim Serga.
«At the current time aircrew separate naval fighter aviation regiment of the Northern Fleet naval aviation has already started with the theoretical training. During 2014 the regiment’s pilots will be practical training for a new type of ship in the center of military fighter deployment and retraining of pilots of Yeisk in town «- he said.
First four serial naval MiG-29K / KUB — two single MiG-29K and MiG-two double 29KUB — were transferred to the Russian Navy at the end of November 2013. Fighters included in the naval aviation of the Northern Fleet, and will be used on the aircraft carrier «Admiral Kuznetsov». New deck aircraft will be operated with existing air group consisting of «Admiral Kuznetsov» Su-33 and Su-25UTG. During 2014 and 2015, the Navy expects to receive another 20 MiG-29K/KUB to replenish the fleet ship Regiment.

Ship MiG-29K — functional planes 4 + + generation started to provide air defense of naval forces, air supremacy, defeat surface and ground targets with precision instrument and NIGHT MODE funny day in all weather criteria. MiG-29K in comparison with its predecessor — the MiG-29 — has improved a little bit of a glider with the highest composite materials, digital comprehensive system management, significantly reduced radar signature spectrum, increased fuel capacity and combat load.
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