During the exercise, the su-27 fighters of the southern military district (YUVO) destroyed a conditional diversionary groups on the coast of the Crimea. About it reports “RIA Novosti” with reference to the Department of information and mass communications of the Ministry of defense of Russia.
“According to the plan exercises, the enemy landed several amphibious groups on the coast of the Peninsula, which was equipped with the necessary infrastructure for the defence of the positions”, — stated in the message Department.
It is noted that the pilots worked “the use of unguided missiles and bombs weighing 250 kg at ground targets, hitting all targets in range”. The exercise was attended by 10 crews of su-27’s armed forces, said the defense Ministry.
From 5 to 10 September in the southern military district are the strategic command and staff exercises of the Russian Armed forces, entitled “the Caucasus in 2016.” As reported in the defense Ministry, participating in these 12,5 thousand military, the latest technology, aircraft and ships. The Ministry stressed that the exercise will involve anti-aircraft missile system s-400 Triumf, s-300 Favorit missile and gun systems, ground-based “Carapace-C”.