Ukraine's Air Force scrambled due to combat readiness test

Source : 112 Ukraine

Exercises for young pilots took place within Unwavering Tenacity drills
16:06, 15 September 2017

Ministry of Defense of Ukraine

Combat aircraft of Ukraine’s Air Force scrambled on alert. This was due to the operational readiness test, which is part of the ongoing Unwavering Tenacity drills.

The exercise for young Air Force pilots took place in Volyn region, northwestern Ukraine. They practice in aerial reconnaissance and bombing ground targets. The attack aircraft takes off the air field, reaches the firing range and drops the payload in the designated area.

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The Air Force command timely warned the locals, asking them to abstain from attending certain forest areas - for the time being.       

As it was reported earlier Unwavering Tenacity drills started throughout the territory of Ukraine on September 12. Ukraine's Armed Forces will prepare to repel a possible threat in connection with Russia-Belarus joint military drills West-2017.

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