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Ukraine's Air Force fighters practiced shooting ground targets

Source : 112 Ukraine

Pilots also trained in shooting targets on the water surface, as the drill area included the Black Sea
10:14, 24 November 2021

Ukraine's Air Force drills, November 2021
Air Force Command of Ukraine's Air Force

In the evening of November 23, units of Ukraine's Air Force conducted a drill where the combat aviation trained in shooting the ground targets. Press office of the Air Force command reported that on Facebook.

"Su-24M and Su-25, the ground attack aircraft covered by MiG-29 and Su-27 air superiority fighters landed the missile and bomb strikes on ground targets", reads the message. 

Ukraine's Air Force drills, November 2021
Air Force Command of Ukraine's Air Force

Then, the fighters practiced in dogfights and shooting targets on the water surface, as the drill area included the Black Sea. Besides, the fighter pilots intercepted an An-26 transport aircraft, which was "captured by terrorists", according to the drill plot. The fighters forced the plane's crew to land where the counter-terrorism unit took care of the "tangos".

Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov at Ukraine's Air Force drills, November 2021
Air Force Command of Ukraine's Air Force

Oleksiy Reznikov, the Defense Minister inspected the drills hosted at Shyrokyi Lan and Kyievo-Oleksandrivsky firing ranges.

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