40 aircraft and helicopters have arrived in Tajikistan from Russia. Machines will be used during the exercise on anti-terror, the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry reports.
The Su-24M bombers and the Su-25SM ground-attack aircraft made a flight from the Shagol airfield in the south-Ural and the Russian airbase in Kyrgyzstan. The AN-124-100, in turn, have delivered the rotorcraft Mi-8AMTSH «Terminator» and Mi-24 from the Tolmachevo base in Novosibirsk.
During training, the crews will have to strike at the location of the conventional opponents and deliver the cargo to a certain territory. More than 5 thousand servicemen will participate in the exercise.