In the Pskov region flight tactical drills, which first involved crews of the attack helicopters Ka-52 from the Army Aviation Unit of the Western Military District, took place.
“During the exercise at the site a simulated enemy armored column was destroyed,” said the press service of the Western Military District.
The maneuvers involved more than ten crews of Ka-52, Mi-8 and Mi-26 of Army Aviation Brigade of the Western Military District. It is noted that it was the first time the Alligators took part in the drills in northwest Russia.
“Attack helicopters delivered an air strike using unguided rockets and cannon weapons against ground targets, indicating the tanks, armored personnel carriers, infantry fighting vehicles and automotive equipment. In the course of combat training tasks pilots used more than 100 different types of ammunition, killing more than 30 different purposes,” informs the district headquarters.