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.