New Air and Air Defense Force Army of Eastern Military District to cover more than 22 thousand kilometers of border

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Formations and units of the 3rd Air and Air Defense Force Command in the Far East and Eastern Siberia became part of the new 11th Air and Air Defense Force Army, which will cover more than 22 thousand kilometers of ground and sea borders, head of the press service of the Eastern Military District, Colonel Alexander Gordeev said on August 7.

The army is equipped with the Su-30sm, Su-30M-2 and latest Su-35 fihters, as well as anti-aircraft missile systems and the S-300, S-400, “Tor-M2U” systems. In addition, the units is armed with the Mi-8AMTSh and Ka-52 helicopters.

Gordeev said that the purpose of the reorganization is to improve troops control efficiency.

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