In 79-й to separate airmobile crew of Command of Land forces of VS of Ukraine which is deployed in Nikolaev, active planned combat training lasts. Soldiers of "winged infantry" carry out one of basic elements of combat training - parachute jumps.
On September 17-18 command of connection is planned to execute 585 parachute jumps. Thus the first parachute jump will be executed by about 380 young servicemen, reports a press - service of the Ministry of Defence.
- Before practical performance of jumps in crew the full complex of preparation was carried out, - the commander of crew colonel Konstantin Maslennikov noted. - In particular, in subsections classes were given in studying of an equipment of parachute systems, equipment and means of landing, training from the conclusion of parachutes, prehopping trainings and instructing concerning observance of security measures.
On September 17 soldiers - paratroopers carried out parachute jumps from Mi's helicopter-8. During this time the rotary-wing car rose in air of 20 times.
Today, on September 18, it is planned to carry out 19 liftings and 285 jumps. Mi's helicopter is involved in carrying out jumps-8 11-го a separate regiment of army aircraft 79-й separate airmobile crew of Command of Land forces of VS of Ukraine from Kherson.