Russian pilots shoot down conventional 'enemy airdrome' in Armenia

11:19 • 12.02.18



Pilots of the Russian fighter jet MIG-29 and helicopters Mi-24P and Mi-8MT have destroyed a conventional enemy airdrome at the Erebuni Airport in Yerevan, RIA Novosti reports, citing the Southern Military District’s press secretary.


“Under complicated meteorological conditions typical to a mountain location, the helicopter crews struck the conventional adversary’s aviation equipment and the airdrome infrastructures, destroying the runway,” Vadim Astafev told the agency.


The pilots had also developed a plan of actions to avoid counterattacks from the adversary’s anti-ari defense systems.


The fighter and helicopter crews are reported to have performed over 20 flights during the trainings.

 





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