Su-34 planes struck a mock enemy at the CSTO Unbreakable Brotherhood exercise
Su-34 bombers bombed the positions of mock militants who captured the settlement during the main draw of the peacekeeping exercises of the Collective Security Treaty Organization Unbreakable Brotherhood - 2021. The final stage with the participation of servicemen of the six countries is taking place today at the training ground in Kazan.
"In order to defeat critical enemy targets, Su-34 fighter-bombers of the Central Military District were involved. For comprehensive protection against air defence, the aircraft are equipped with Khibiny group protection complexes, a bombing strike was carried out on different targets simultaneously with the use of high-explosive fragmentation bombs OFAB-250. Then two pairs of Mi-24 helicopters delivered a conditional strike on the firing points of the bandit groups in the captured settlement. In addition, the crews of Mi-8 helicopters delivered humanitarian cargo and evacuated a conditionally seriously ill refugee. In total, during the exercise, the aviation group carried out seven operational tactical tasks, " the press service said.
The joint exercise Unbreakable Brotherhood-2021 is held from November 8 to 12 at the training ground of the Kazan Higher Tank Command School under the overall leadership of the commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin. It is attended by military contingents of six CSTO member countries as part of peacekeeping units, military police units, operational groups of the CSTO Joint Staff and Secretariat, formations of internal affairs bodies (police), national guards, as well as authorized bodies in the field of emergency prevention and response. In total, about 1,800 people and up to 300 pieces of equipment are involved, including Mi-8 and Mi-24 helicopters, Su-34 multifunctional fighter-bombers of the Central Military District.