Fighter pilots of aviation units based in the Voronezh, Tver, Kursk regions and the Republic of Karelia participated.
A few days about fifty pilots on the MiG-29SMT, MiG-31BM, Su-34, and various versions of the Su-27 performed combat firing, guided missile launches, practiced air combat, improved their skills in detecting air targets, their interception and defeat as during the day and at night.
One of the most difficult exercises was to destroy the light bombs.
Air targets were launched from a height of more than 10 000 meters from Su-27 aircraft.
At the same time, the pilots independently carried out a search for targets and an escort for escort, while being in the zone of combat duty in the air.
During the main stage of the exercise, over a hundred air-to-air missiles were spent, more than 1500 ammunition for fighter cannons.
Following the results of combat shooting after the analysis of all stages of the exercise by the qualification commission of the ZVO, the young pilots will receive admission to combat duty to protect the airspace of the Russian Federation.