Combat training of Russian pilots changed based on the experience in Syria
Combat training of pilots in the Air-space forces of Russia were amended in the light of experience gained in Syria. This TV channel “Zvezda” said the commander of the VKS Viktor Bondarev. The text of the interview published on Saturday, August 12, the Day of Air and space forces.
According to him, there are new ways of attacking ground targets. “Of course, it is an experience we cherish and will apply in the future,” he said.
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August 11 in an interview with channel “Russia 24” Bondarev said that the Russian aviation reached in Syria excellent results. However, he added that the Syrian campaign revealed both positive and negative aspects of aviation equipment, which have been analyzed.
“From the Russian space forces did not suffer any civilians, we only destroy the bandits of ISIS,” said the chief.
Russia in 2015 is waging in Syria a campaign against militants of the banned terrorist group “Islamic state” (ISIS; ISIL). The Russian aviation group deployed on the basis Hamim. In addition to aviation, for the destruction of the Islamists, the military has used ships and submarines.