Russian attack aircraft were projected to Tajikistan from Kant airbase to participate in joint exercise

A wing of Su-25SM attack aircraft carried out a flight to Tajikistan from the Kant airbase (Kirgizia) in order to participate in the joint exercise. Russian aircraft are to join aviation group based on the Ainy airfield (30 km far from Dushanbe).

The crews are to provide support to motorized rifle and Special Task units as well as to practice performing missile and bomb strikes on camps and storages of the simulated illegal armed groups in mountainous areas.

The joint exercise involves military control bodies of the Defence Ministry of Tajikistan and the Central MD, motorized rifle, tank and artillery units, Special Task Force as well as airborne assault and paratrooper groups.

Servicemen of two countries are to practice interaction while liquidating simulated illegal armed groups, their bases, storages and other facilities.