“The formed air group will be based in the Gissar region of Tajikistan at the Aini airfield at 30 km from Dushanbe. The unit included attack helicopters Mi-24P and transport-combat Mi-8MTV "- said Roshchupkin.
According to him, "the helicopters will be engaged in the transportation of goods, cover military columns and land tactical assault, as well as put mine-blast barriers, evacuate the sick and wounded, conduct airborne engineering reconnaissance."
According to the agency, "201-I military base is the largest Russian military facility outside the Russian Federation, its units are located in Dushanbe, Kurgan-Tyube and Kulyab." According to the agreement, Russian troops will be in the republic at least until 2042.