13.05.2021

The military staged night flights in Terminator helicopters

In the Novosibirsk region there was a night training for pilots who graduated from a military aviation university this year.

Helicopters flew as low as possible –– 50 meters from the ground

Young pilots at the Tolmachevo military air base made night flights on Mi-8AMTSh-V Terminator helicopters and Mi-24 attack helicopters.

“The officers worked off landing <…> on unprepared sites at night using navigation instruments, and also made flights at extremely low altitudes –– up to 50 meters above the ground. Such flights make it possible to hide military vehicles as much as possible from enemy fire, using the natural cover of the area, and use army aviation most effectively to counter conventional illegal armed groups, ”the press service of the Central Military District said.

The department said that the Tolmachevo military airbase is part of the 14th Army of the Air Force and Air Defense of the Central Military District. It is armed with Mi-8AMTSh-V helicopters designed for the transport of goods, people and fire support from the air, as well as Mi-24 helicopters, which are used to destroy enemy personnel, armored vehicles and firing points.

Earlier, classes at the anti-terror group took place at the Tolmachevo military airbase: the military repelled the attack of a conditional enemy and did not allow terrorists to seize flying equipment.

Saratov young guardsmen won two shifts of the army camp

Saratov guardsmen became the absolute winners of the first and second shifts of the Yunarmey defense and sports recreation camp of the Volga Federal District “Guardsman”, which was held in the Nizhny Novgorod and Penza regions.

Camp Guardsman is a military-patriotic project organized on the initiative of Mikhail Babich and with the active assistance of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, DOSAAF of Russia, and the governments of the Penza and Nizhny Novgorod regions.

During the second shift, which lasted 18 days, 360 students of 10-11 grades from all regions of the Volga Federal District passed military and sports training.

Some of them are adolescents who find themselves in difficult situations, brought up in large families, children of military personnel who died in the line of duty, as well as pupils of six district cadet corps. The Saratov region was represented by a team of 20 children, which included students from the Saratov cadet boarding school N1 named after Eremin, Saratov cadet boarding school N2 named. Talalikhin, high school c. Belogornoye, Volsky District, Lyceum Stepnoye of the Sovetsky district, secondary school N2 of the urban district ZATO Svetly and Tatishchev Lyceum.

Young guardsmen lived in barracks, got acquainted with modern weapons systems, military equipment, communications and camouflage. Camp participants were able to try themselves in the role of sappers, scouts, snipers. Pupils measured their strength in various competitions and sports relay races.

Participants demonstrated their skills in hand-to-hand combat and combat training, and possession of firearms and cold steel on the parade ground during the closing ceremony of the second shift. Here, adolescents took the first oath of their life, joined the ranks of the All-Russian military-patriotic movement “Unarmia” and became representatives of the unarmed movement in the regions.

Following the results of the second shift of the Guardsman-2 camp, the best were the guardsmen from the Saratov region. Since the beginning of the implementation of the Volga Federal District project (since 2013), the region’s team has been one of the three best in the Guardsman.

Scouts from Kazakhstan set a record for throwing sapper shovels and knives near Novosibirsk

Scouts from Kazakhstan turned out to be the most accurate

At the Koltsovo training ground near Novosibirsk, the fourth stage of the international contest “Excellent military intelligence-2018” was launched: the military from 8 countries should show how well they can shoot and throw cold weapons.

On the first day of the Shooting phase, scouts from Sudan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Armenia showed their skills. They fired from a light machine gun, a Kalashnikov assault rifle, a Makarov pistol, a sniper rifle and a hand grenade launcher. In addition, scouts competed in throwing knives and sapper shovels, told the press service of the Central Military District.

At this stage, a team from Kazakhstan distinguished itself, which most accurately threw edged weapons. “Each scout had to hit a target from three different distances – 4, 6 and 8 meters. When calculating scores, the defeat of the target in the designated areas was taken into account. The team from Kazakhstan made more than 70% of exact hits, setting a new record for international intelligence competitions, ”the defense department said.

On the second day of individual firing, the remaining teams will perform – from Russia, Zimbabwe, China and Belarus. After the scouts, group shooting is also waiting – this stage will end on August 6.

So far, according to the results of the three stages of the competition “Excellent military intelligence – 2018”, the first place is occupied by a team from Russia. Also in the top three are intelligence officers from Uzbekistan and China. There are five stages in the competition.

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