The part of the transport assault helicopters Mi-8 AMTSH Terminator flew to the airfield Zhetygen (Kazakhstan) from Novosibirsk, having covered a distance over 2,5 thousands of kilometers. The joint aviation group was also reinforced by a pair of Su-25 attack aircraft of the Russian Kant airbase deployed in Kyrgyzstan and a Su-24MR reconnaissance aircraft from Chelyabinsk,says release.
It is reported that "the pilots will provide air support for the actions of the peacekeeping forces, the transportation of" wounded ", as well as the delivery of military goods and humanitarian aid."
In total, more than a thousand soldiers will take part in the exercise. Russia engaged in maneuvers around 400 military personnel of the mountain motorized rifle brigade from the Republic of Tyva and 80 units of equipment.
The event will take place from October 16 to October 20.