10 August 2015, Monday, 16:53

Military exercises of air units are held in the neighboring regions of Bashkortostan


UFA, 10 August 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Alim Faizov/. The crews of military transport helicopters will conduct missile launches and tactical troops landing at  training ranges of Southern Urals during the launched today tactical military exercises with air units of the Central Military District "Kamensk-Ural" in the Sverdlovsk region.

According to the press service of the Central Military District, helicopter pilots will be alerted and will make relocations to operational airfields. The crews will conduct bombing, launches of unguided missiles and cannons firing at the "Safakulevo" range in the Kurgan region. Mi-8 will carry out landing of troops, will cover distribution of motorized rifle divisions at the Chebarkul training range in the Chelyabinsk region.

More than 300 military personnel, including from Bashkortostan, as well as more than 20 helicopters are engaged in the military exercises, the Assistant Commander of the Central Military District, Colonel Yaroslav Roshupkin reported.