In the first decade of July the crews of distant aircraft has struck the new hypersonic missiles “Dagger” ground and sea targets, said zamglavnogo videoconferencing Russia Sergei Dronov. The first combat training missile launch took place in mid-March
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Military in early July, held the doctrine to defeat hypersonic missiles “Dagger” ground and sea targets. This was stated by zamglavnogo aerospace forces (VKS) Russia Sergei Dronov, reports “Interfax”.
According to him, the exercise involved long-range bombers Tu-22M3. “During the exercises, detailed planning, training and joint use of aircraft missile complex “Dagger” and long-range missile-bombers Tu-22M3 bombers and fighter aviation cover of action aviation strike groups,” said drones. He added that the pilots carried out training and combat tasks “with high quality and in a timely manner, the flight crew got the necessary skills joint practices”.
Drones recalled that “Daggers” from December 2017 are on duty at the troops of the southern military district. “Flight and engineering staff of a squadron of successfully developing new aircraft and weapons, improving skills in preparing and carrying out combat training tasks, including the training launches,” said zamglavnogo. During this time, the crew spent more than 350 flights, 70 of them were refueling planes in the air. Also over the water area of the Caspian sea spend on duty fighter-interceptor MiG-31, armed with “Daggers”.