An air squadron of the Central Military District will be formed in Tuva in the spring of 2019
The aviation squadron, part of the transport regiment of the Central Military District, will be formed before March 1 at the airfield in Kyzyl (Tuva).
The squadron will include Terminator Mi-8 AMTSh-V helicopters and An-26 transport aircraft. The pilots will carry out tasks for transporting troops of the motorized rifle brigade to perform combat training missions in remote mountainous areas, and will also be used in various tactical exercises from company to brigade level.[/b]
This is a squadron that will be subordinated to 32º OTSAP of Yaketerinburg (ex-390º OSAP)
The regiment has its main base at the Kotlsovo airport in Yekaterinburg
The composition is:
-Squadron of An-12 (x8)
-Squadron of An-26 (x8)
-Squadron with: Tu-154 (x1) , Tu-134 (x3) , L-410 (x2) , Mi-8MTSh (x4). Also 2 An-148 for replace Tu-134 (in theory)
-Composite Squadron at Novosibirsk airport (previously 37º SAE) with: Tu-134 (x1), An-12 (x3), An-26 (x3), Mi-8AMTSh (x8)
-Search and Rescue Detachment in Bratsk (formerly 11º APSO) with An-26 (x3) and Mi-8MT (x3)
So now the number of squadrons increases to cover the entire width of the Central District.
Furute airfield for new units:
Next to Ukraine: a military airfield will be built on the border of the Rostov region
Rostov-on-Don, November 5, 2018. DON24.RU. The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation announced a tender for the purchase of navigation equipment for the construction of a military airfield in the Neklinovsky district of the Rostov region.
The corresponding notice is published on the official website of public procurement.
According to the documentation, the military intend to purchase radio equipment, navigation, landing, flight control, control and communication systems. In addition, the tender provides for the delivery of the training command center of the aviation unit of the military unit.
The total value of the contract is 100 million rubles.
It is planned to equip a military airfield in the area of the Morskoy Chulek farm, 70 km from the border with Ukraine.
Near of the border of Ucraine,very close to the south of Donbass rebel territory
A good place for the remaining MiG-29SMT from Kursk or better , in the future a regiment of MiG-35 , as in the South District the former regiments of MiG-29 disbanded in 2009 have the aerodromes occupied by a regiment of Su-25 (Primorsko-Akhtarsk) and the 15 Army Aviation Brigade (Zernograd)
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