13/11/2017 22:39

About 40 aircraft Russian Air Forces redeployed to Tajikistan for holding dril

About 40 aircraft of the Central MD have been redeployed from Russia to Tajikistan to take part in counter-terrorist exercise. Collective Rapid Reaction Forces of the Collective Security Treaty Organization are participating in the exercise.

Six Su-24M have been redeployed from the Shagol airfield. Six Su-25SM aircraft have arrived in Tajikistan from the Kant airbase.

Mi-8AMTSh and Mi-24 helicopters have been transported by An-124-100 aircraft from the Tolmachevo airfield.

Flight crews are to cover ground forces, carry out strikes on simulated armed groups, and provide delivery of cargos.