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Friday, February 16, 2018

Kamchatka fighter jets carried out air combat in the stratosphere


As said the official representative of the Pacific fleet Nikolay Voskresenskiy, Kamchatka fighter jets of the naval aviation of the Pacific fleet conducted a training dogfight in the stratosphere.

Flying at an altitude of about 20 kilometers, the fighter-interceptor MiG-31 played a role of the infringer of the state border. Scrambled to intercept airbase Elizovo crew tasked to intercept and destroy the target on their own, without the involvement of ground-based air defenses. The crew of the fighter jet at supersonic speed over 2200 km/h took up a position in the lower stratosphere at a height of over 14 kilometers, found, seized and destroyed an air target using electronic missile launch, spoke of the resurrection.

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