Date: 4 months ago   Category: Conflict

The Russian helicopter pilot has told about "free hunting" for fighters in Syria


Mi-28N in Syria
The commander of an aviation link of Russian Air Forces major Evgeny Seleev has told the Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper about features of conducting combat operations by the Russian helicopter pilots in Syria. In material it is said that military repeatedly applied tactics of "free hunting" in this country. "It when the planes or helicopters which are airborne mark objects of fighters and for coordination with the headquarters strike to them surgical strikes" — the author writes. With reference to Seleev's words it is claimed that in such a way "not one object of terrorists has been destroyed". Materials on teme00:01 — on May 28 Caspian грузКто is at war in Syria together with Rossiyeysoobshchayetsya that fighting departures were often made at night as fighters, having changed the tactics after power intervention of Russia, began to move mainly in night-time. In turn the Russian military began to use the special equipment. "The system of night vision works very effectively. We will tell, with Mi-28 it is possible to notice the car at a distance of 15 kilometers, with Mi-35 — 6-7 kilometers. Thermal imagers, special glasses — all this is used for detection of the purposes in night-time and yields good results" — Seleev has noted. "Once have marked the truck which on color merged with the desert area. It has appeared, the car has been densely smeared with clay and sand mix. Besides, fighters tried to confuse us more than once, creating false targets" — he remembers. Anti-terrorist operation of Russia in Syria has officially begun in September, 2015 and still continues, despite orders of Russian government on reduction of group of troops in this country. Losses among the military personnel during the campaign have made 97 people, 39 of them have died as a result of falling of the transport plane. Also 18 pieces of equipment, including several helicopters have been lost. It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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