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MOSCOW, June 22. /TASS/. Russia and Belarus will engage over 40 combat aircraft and hold live firing from S-400 air defense missile systems during joint drills in Buryatia in East Siberia, spokesman for Russia’s Eastern Military District, Colonel Alexander Gordeyev said on Monday.
The drills will be held during a conference of the Air Force and Air Defense Command from Russia and Belarus.
"Combat teams of S-400 air defense missile systems will perform live firing exercises in a complex jamming environment while the crews and pilots of Su-30SM [NATO reporting name: Flanker-C] fighters and Su-25 [Frogfoot] attack aircraft will exercise missile launches and bombing. Aside from this, the practical phase of the drills will involve Mi-24 [Hind] and Mi-8 [Hip] helicopters," the officer said.
Overall, the Russia-Belarus drills will involve over 40 aircraft and helicopters, the spokesman said.