The crews of the Su-24M front-line bombers of naval aviation and air defence of the Black Sea Fleet conducted a bombing exercise on the ships of the mock enemy in the Black Sea, Russian Ministry of Defence announced on 2nd November.
According to the plan of the exercise, the Forpost and Orlan unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) crews conducted reconnaissance and found a group of surface ships of the mock enemy at sea.
The data received from the UAV was transferred to the bombers for the use of bomb weapons against naval targets.
The pilots performed training exercises on entering a combat course, applying electronic bombing and avoiding a possible retaliatory strike.
The exercise took place in accordance with the combat training plan and daily activities of the naval aviation and air defence of the Black Sea Fleet in the Black Sea.