14.04.2015 (11:46) Firefighting task group created in the Southern MD It numbers about 300 servicemen and over 200 pieces of engineering, firefighting and other equipment including three Mi-8 and one Mi-26 helicopters with helibuckets VSU-5 and VSU-15.
14.04.2015 (10:52) Pilots of the Russian air base in Armenia will participate in celebrations on the occasion of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War for the first time On Victory Day a flight of modern MiG-29 fighters of the Russian air base will fly over the Victory Park in Yerevan in close combat formation.
13.04.2015 (18:27) Long-range aviation of the Russian Air Force finished qualification stage of the “Aviadarts-2015” In the course of competitions which took place on April 1-13, eight crews of Tu-22M3 long-range bombers from 4 aviation groups of Ryazan, Kaluga, Murmansk and Irkutsk Regions.
13.04.2015 (12:09) Training of air rescuers in the Southern MD has completed Search and rescue actions during the course of the operation were being practiced in cooperation with transport-attack helicopters Mi-8AMTSh Terminator from army aviation base of the Southern MD.
11.04.2015 (06:47) Pilots of advanced Su-35 fighters practiced firing “air-to-air” missiles for the first time within the exercise held in Primorsky Krai The firings were conducted at medium and high altitudes from different distances at air targets imitating bombardment and fighter aviation of imaginary enemy.
10.04.2015 (09:41) Pilots of the Kant aviation base in Kirghizia will take part in the flypast in Bishkek The aerial part of the ceremony will be handled by a flight of four Su-25SM attack airplanes and a Mi-8 helicopter. The aircraft will fly over Ala-Tau at the altitude of 400 meters at the speed of 500 kph.
10.04.2015 (06:38) In the course of the exercise in Primorye Su-35 fighters were relocated from Khabarovsk Krai Su-35, now based at a reserve airfield in Primorye, reinforced air grouping of Su-27 and MiG-31, performing missions of covering troops and ground facilities from airstrikes of imaginary enemy.
09.04.2015 (19:32) The Deputy Russian Defence Minister Yuri Borisov performed a working visit to “Sokol” aircraft factory in Nizhny Novgorod In the course of the visit to the factory, Yuri Borisov inspected the production processes connected with MiG-31 aircraft upgrade and repair.
08.04.2015 (18:31) Eastern MD fighter and attack aviation tactical training started in Primorye In the course of the first stage of the training personnel of the fighter aviation regiment was alerted, performed arming of the aircraft and alert forces took off in order to ensure security of the airfield.
03.04.2015 (20:17) In the course of large-scale command-and-staff exercise (CSE) Eastern MD will perform missile and aviation strike in response In order to perform such task the Eastern MD bomber, attack and army aviation, Pacific Fleet, missile and artillery formations, and electronic warfare units were involved in the exercise.