Day of birth of naval aviation of the Russian Navy

Birthday naval aviation of the Russian NavyJuly 17, 1916 over the Baltic Sea Russian pilots were victorious in a dogfight. Four M-9 seaplane carrier-ship "The eagle" of the Baltic fleet took to the air and clashed with 4 German aircraft. The victory in the air battle marked the beginning of the history of Russian Naval Aviation.

In the days of stateliness Russian War aviation Navy has become the first person struck in the very heart enemy, and the main threat to the Nazis in the battles at sea. During the years of war majestically Russian naval pilots made more than 35 thousand combat missions, was killed in the air and on the ground more than five and a half thousand enemy aircraft.

Since then, the role of long-range aviation Navy RF only increased. It Puzzles Naval Aviation include the detection and destruction of enemy submarines, surface ships settlement (first — aircraft carriers and carrier-based compounds) and sea-based aircraft of the enemy. Certainly, that operate and maintain a master of high technology.

Its aircraft fleet have all four RF — The Baltic, Northern, Pacific and Black Sea.

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