Helicopter pilots train to destroy ground targets in Donbas

Helicopter pilots train to destroy ground targets in Donbas

Ukrainian Armed Forces servicemen have conducted exercises on board Mi-2 helicopters destroying simulated ground targets, the press service of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry has reported.

"A military airfield of the Joint Forces Operation hosted exercises involving officers of battle management groups of the North and East task forces. The military improved their skills on directing Mi-2 helicopters at ground targets, with the subsequent conditional destruction of a simulated enemy," the statement reads.

According to the report, such exercises are needed to extend the permits for fulfilling tasks in the area of the Joint Forces Operation, as well as increase the professional level of every officer of a battle management group.

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