Erdogan cancels visit to Kazakhstan due to Istanbul terrorist attack - newspaperWorld December 11, 11:15
The deal of buying Rosneft's 19.5% stock is outside sanctions - sourceBusiness & Economy December 11, 11:12
Syrian military supported by the Russian aircraft repel IS attacks near PalmyraWorld December 11, 11:10
Five people die in fire in Tatarstan-emergencies ministrySociety & Culture December 11, 11:04
Turkey declares one day of national mourning over Istanbul terrorist attackWorld December 11, 7:10
Turkish authorities impose media ban on coverage of Istanbul explosionWorld December 11, 3:01
Erdogan says Istanbul terrorist attack causes fatalitiesWorld December 11, 2:52
Istanbul explosions leave 15 dead, 69 wounded — TV channelWorld December 11, 2:38
Three settlements in Syria join cessation of hostilities — Russia’s Defense MinistryWorld December 11, 2:34
YEKATERINBURG, August 13 (Itar-Tass) - Russian-Chinese anti-terrorist war games, "Peace Mission 2013," has confirmed effectiveness of military aviation in fighting international terrorism, a representative of the Russian Central Military District told Itar-Tass on Tuesday as he summed up results of the exercise which began in Chebarkul range, Chelyabinsk region, on July 27.
In combating terrorists, various types of helicopter can be used for reconnaissance and enemy detection in real time. "It facilitates target acquisition for assault aircrafts, bombers and artillery, helps evaluate target damage, destroy enemy hardware and personnel and deploy paratroopers for tactical missions," the military official said.
In simulated combat, the terrorists base was elimininated in 55 minutes with the help of military aviation and motorized infantry.
Peace Mission 2013 will end on August 15. It involves more than 1,500 troops and 250 units of military equipment, including 20 aircraft and helicopters.