“During the training sessions, actions were worked out to detect and intercept conditional air targets simulating violators of the airspace,” RIA Novosti quotes him as saying.

The flights took place at an altitude of 50 to 6 thousand meters.

From the Russian side, pilots of the Russian aviation military base Erebuni and crews of anti-aircraft air defense units of the military base of the Southern Military District took part in the exercises.

Earlier, the crews of the fighter aviation of the Southern Military District performed training flights on MiG-29 and Su-30SM fighters from the Erebuni airbase in Armenia.