Refueling practice for Russian fighters and preparing for possible conflicts begin in Moscow
Reporter: Lutfullah Nejrabi
The Russian Defense Ministry on Thursday released a video on how to refuel fighter jets and Russian bombers in the sky. Russian officials have said that refueling operations in the sky are part of a Russian military training exercise at night and day. In addition, the Russian Defense Ministry announced that its pilots should have the ability to refuel their air crafts and possible skills for emergency situations.
According to the Russia Defense department, at least 20 Sukhoi-24s, Sukhoi-30s and Sukhoi-34 bombers participated in this training exercise. Meanwhile, it is said that an Illusion 78 airliner has been involved in this exercise as an air tanker which is capable of transporting fuels intended for fighters.