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Karev: New machinery increases the combat capability of Belarus' army

New aircraft increases the combat capability of the country's army, said Deputy Commander of the Air Force and Air Defense of Belarus.

The republic has received Yak-130 and Mi-8MTV-5. These are the latest models of training and combat vehicles. Pilots have already been trained to use them. All in all, the Belarusian army has more than 100 aircraft.

Alexander Karev, Deputy Commander of the Air Force and Air Defense Forces of the Republic of Belarus:
The new machinery offers new possibilities, of course. It allows us to meet the challenges facing aviation not only safely, but also with better quality. This allows us to perform tasks on a little bit different level. I think this increases the combat capability of our army.

On August 20 Belarus celebrated Day of Air Forces. This is one of the main types of troops, which includes about 20 units and formations. The number of personnel of more than 20,000.

New machinery increases the combat capability of Belarus' army