Moscow interested in restoring ties with EURussian Politics & Diplomacy April 24, 11:51
Russia ready to build up friendly relations with France — KremlinRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 24, 11:47
Poll shows most Russians support cancellation of Eurovision broadcastSociety & Culture April 24, 11:32
Erdogan hopes to discuss contract on S-400 missile systems with PutinMilitary & Defense April 24, 11:04
Lugansk Republic hands over body of observer killed in land mine blast to OSCEWorld April 24, 9:39
How Arctic residents adapt to global warmingScience & Space April 24, 9:32
Price tag to reconstruct two Arctic airports nearly $5 mlnBusiness & Economy April 24, 8:54
Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen to face each other in runoffWorld April 24, 8:13
Danish defense minister accuses Russians of hacking into his staff’s emailsWorld April 24, 7:50
MOSCOW, October 13. /TASS/. Russian and Serbian crews have practiced cooperation in search and rescue operations at the joint BARS-2016 drills, the Russian Defense Ministry’s department of information and mass communications said on Thursday.
"Over the course of flight, the crews of Mi-8 helicopters carried out a visual search for those in need of medical assistance, hovered over the spot, sent air rescuers and equipment, took those injured on board and provided first aid to them," the ministry said. "Flights to perform search and rescue tasks took place during the day and at night time in the conditions of rain and wind gusts. In total, 10 sorties were carried out," the ministry added.
Joint crews of Russia and Serbia are taking part in BARS-2016 drills on MiG-29 aircraft and Mi-8 helicopters.
BARS-2016 aviation tactical drills are held in the framework of the Russian Defense Ministry’s plan for international military cooperation. Up to 10 units of Russian Air Force’s aircraft and Serbian Air Defense Troops are taking part in the military exercise.