Dec 25, 2013

New planes arrive at Russian air base in Kyrgyzstan

A unit of Sukhoi Su-25 fighter bombers has arrived at Russia's Kant Air Base in Kyrgyzstan. The unit includes a Su-25UB dual cockpit plane.
In 2013, Kant Air Base crews took part in two international counterterrorism exercises, used unguided aircraft-launched missiles on more than 200 occasions, used aircraft guns on more than 300 occasions, and dropped some 80 bombs.
The average number of flight hours for the air base's pilots stands at 128, and 148 for young pilots.

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