Pilots of the Northern Fleet performed aerial reconnaissance of an ice field in the Arctic

October 27, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, the crews of two airplanes Tu-142 of the air base of the air force and air defense of the Northern Fleet performed a planned flight in order to obtain information about the ice situation in the Barents Sea and the Arctic Ocean. Pilots flew over the Barents, Kara Sea and Laptev Sea, carrying…

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The present and future of Russian anti-submarine aircraft

Google Translation An important element of the aviation of the navy is the anti-submarine patrol aircraft. Machines of different types, carrying special search equipment and weapons, should conduct patrols, search for enemy submarines and, if necessary, attack them. The existing grouping of anti-submarine aircraft in the Russian naval aviation no longer fully meets the requirements, and therefore the existing equipment is being…

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Pacific Fleet Long-Range ASW Air Force conducts practical bombing to engage sea targets

Today, in accordance with the PF Naval Air Force combat training plan, the Tu-142MZ long-range ASW aircraft carried out practical bombing to engage sea targets. While flying, the ASW aircraft practiced the assigned tasks – search, identification and tracking of the simulated enemy’s ships. Simulated targets were defeated by the P-50T aerial bombs. In addition, anti-submarine pilots trained in using…

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