The Russian air force this month is set to declare its first Mil Mi-28N attack helicopter squadron operational. In June, the squadron deployed to the 7th aerospace defense brigade airbase in Budennovsk, in the Stavropol region of southern Russia, and for the first time conducted tactical flight training with all its 10 Mi-28N rotorcraft as part of a graduation exercise. Some training took place at the firing range near Budenovsk, where the helicopters hit targets with cannon rounds and ...


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