Belarus plans to purchase four Yak-130


Belarus plans to purchase four Yak-130

The drills of a joint air defense system have finished at the training ground Ashuluk. The Military Commonwealth 2017 drills gathered the military of Belarus, Russia, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan.

First, aviation went into action, with all the facilities of conditional terrorists destroyed within 30 minutes. Then seven anti-aircraft missile systems entered the simulated battle. The targets were three types of missiles, the most modern and widespread in the armies of the world: from low-flying (500 meters above the ground) to ballistic missiles, shot down at an altitude of 50 kilometers. For the first time in the Astrakhan sky Belarusian aces piloted combat training aircraft Yak-130. After the drills at Ashuluk, the questions "Should they be taken into service?" stood no longer.

Andrei Ravkov, Defense Minister of the Republic of Belarus:
Judging by its qualities, this aircraft is worthy of even calling it an attack aircraft. We bought eight planes, we plan to buy four more. They proved themselves today very well.

The issues of countering illegal armed formations, subversive and reconnaissance groups were specifically practiced here. Well, we practiced countering attempts to use aviation against us, that is, against the Commonwealth of Independent States.

The Belarusian military were represented by the S-300 anti-aircraft missile system. It should also be noted that the Kyrgyz fighters used the S-125 complex, modernized by the Belarusian side. After the shooting was over, the best shooters received awards and gifts from the defense ministers of the countries of the Coalition of United Air Defense.