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Fighters of the Federation Council worked out the interception and destruction of air targets

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The crews of the MiG-31 fighter regiment of the Air Force and Air Defense Association of the North fleet successfully completed the interception and destruction of air targets as part of the verification of combat training for the summer training period, reports RIA News message of the press service of the Federation Council.




The fighters operated in pairs over the marines of the Northern Fleet. The setting of targets was provided by the Su-24 bomber pilots. They dropped bombs that simulate a conditional enemy air attack, which interceptors destroyed air-to-air missiles,
says release.

It is reported that "during the exercise, several flight shifts were carried out: the planes took off into the air to perform combat training exercises both during the day and at night." The interception tasks successfully completed eight crews of the MiG-31.

Mig-31 is a supersonic stratospheric interceptor fighter designed to combat any kind of targets in a wide range of altitudes and speeds. The capabilities of the radar with an active phased array and fire control systems allow the aircraft to detect and hit the enemy at a considerable distance.
Photos used:
Sergey Miroshnichenko / http://www.airforce.ru
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  1. Magic archer
    Magic archer 16 October 2017 10: 46
    +1
    We are constantly flying over our heads. They don’t sleep))) I remember when I was a schoolboy and visited an airfield. I sat in the cockpit and was shocked by the size of the Miga. Nearby were no longer flying 25. But they didn’t make such an impression
    1. rotmistr60
      rotmistr60 16 October 2017 11: 12
      +1
      It's good that they fly and practice interceptions.
      We constantly fly over our heads. They don’t let us sleep
      Yes, with the district of residence you are not lucky. I can hear the passengers in the distance going to land. And the military airfield near by is certainly loud.
    2. Burbon
      Burbon 16 October 2017 11: 19
      0
      Quote: Magic Archer
      We are constantly flying over our heads. They’re not sleeping)))

      Do you live next to the Falcon? .... in the 7th district or somewhere chaadavo-ryabtseva ??
  2. Alexey-74
    Alexey-74 16 October 2017 10: 46
    +2
    It is good that intercepts of missile systems, which are now the most relevant, are being constantly worked out now. I would also like details on how they were worked out and which missiles of the conditional enemy.
    1. Pirogov
      Pirogov 16 October 2017 10: 49
      +3
      Quote: Alexey-74
      It is good that intercepts of missile systems, which are now the most relevant, are being constantly worked out now. I would also like details on how they were worked out and which missiles of the conditional enemy.

      And then these details, right to the NATO generals on the table, so to speak for general development.
  3. NN52
    NN52 16 October 2017 12: 22
    +8
    Well, if the goal setting was done by Su 24, then this is PM6, and they were shot thermal using TP.
  4. Pete mitchell
    Pete mitchell 16 October 2017 12: 24
    +5
    I’m honestly glad about them, but I sincerely don’t understand: why is the nooral course of combat training so highlighted. This is the norm, not something unusual.
    1. NN52
      NN52 16 October 2017 12: 27
      +8
      Norm is in Syria ....
      And now, here too, real launches are not so often ...