On the Day of the Air Force of the Russian Federation, Russian servicemen spoke about their work in Syria at the Khmeimim airbase and about the equipment in use. This was announced on Wednesday, August 12, by the REN TV channel.
“Now there was a readiness lesson on the command“ air ”to ensure the training of the flight personnel, to perform training flights, to maintain the level of training of the flight personnel,” said the commander of the aviation link Alexander.
Sukhoi fighters are operated at the airbase. Thus, the Su-35 fighter focuses on maneuverability and dynamics. These rise into the air over Syria to accompany any aircraft.
“Well, in principle, there are no difficulties, everything is fine. This technique is reliable, yes. Ours, yes. One of the latest, newest, so everything is fine “, – noted the technician of the aviation group Igor Kramar.
According to the standards, the pilot is given no more than 10 minutes from the alarm signal to the landing gear separation from the strip, so the cars are kept in constant readiness. The group of flight and technical personnel is called “Barrier”, its task is total control of the airspace.
On August 1, servicemen of the rear units at the Russian Khmeimim airbase in Syria spoke about their work in honor of the 320th anniversary of the formation of the rear services of the Russian Armed Forces. The military showed how a bath and laundry facility, a canteen, warehouses, as well as fire departments and a service for fuels and lubricants were organized at the base. All of them work around the clock, ensuring the life of the Russian military in Syria.