Russia’s Defense Ministry strengthened aviation group in Sakhalin with Su-30SMs

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The Russian Defense Ministry has strengthened its aviation group on the island of Sakhalin with the Su-30SM fighters, chief of the press service of the Eastern Military District, Colonel Alexander Gordeev, said on Monday.

“The main purpose of the relocation of fighters is to improve the fighter aviation crews’ flight training to be able to operate in the area of ​​the island,” – he said.

Last weekend, three fighters flew from the airport of “Dzemgi” (Khabarovsk Territory) to the airport of “Sokol” (Sakhalin Region). On the island, the pilots will perform a number of training and combat tasks during the summer training period.

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