As the deputy commander-in-Chief of the VKS, Major General Alexander Maksimtsev, noted, the tactics of fighting and striking are always connected with the study of real combat experience
KUBINKA /Moscow region/, August 14. /TASS/. The aerospace forces of the Russian Federation take into account the combat experience of foreign air forces in the framework of training programs for Russian flight personnel, Deputy Commander of the Aerospace Forces for military and political work, Major General Alexander Maksimtsev, told reporters on Saturday.
"The tactics of combat, the tactics of striking-it is always associated with the study of the real experience of combat operations, including the study of the experience of the tactics of the use of combat aircraft of foreign states. We take this experience into account both theoretically and practically, starting with flight schools," the general said.
On Saturday, the Air Force Day is celebrated in Patriot Park. In particular, an aviation show with the participation of the aerobatic groups "Swifts" and "Russian Knights"is taking place in the sky over Kubinka. The Air Force celebrated the 109th anniversary of its formation on August 12.
As Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu noted earlier in his congratulations, over the years of its existence, the Air Force has made an invaluable contribution to strengthening the defense of the Fatherland. The head of the military department stressed that today Air Force pilots are performing their professional duty in Syria, are on combat duty, provide assistance in eliminating the consequences of natural disasters, and solve other important state tasks.