aerospace forces of the Russian Federation, reminded the military commander, recently has done a great job on the movement of personnel and material resources to assist in the fight against coronavirus infection. So, military transport aircraft flew more than 130 humanitarian flights to Italy, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, United States of America and Armenia. With the help of military transports were successfully evacuated our citizens from China.

“to demonstrate the military presence of naval aircraft conducted flights over the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans at a considerable distance from airfields permanent base. Besides military pilots provided air part of the parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of the great Victory in Moscow and another 35 cities of Russia, as well as the Main naval parade in St. Petersburg. These events were held at high professional level, with observance of all established norms of safety of flights”, – said Sergey Shoigu.

the Minister stressed that the implementation of these requirements is of paramount importance for the solution of current problems of combat training. For this purpose, according to him, the troops are regularly updated with new and upgraded aircraft.

“there Is continuous monitoring of the technical condition of aircraft, to maintain their health at the proper level. While of some concern to us so-called human factor, which is one of the causes of accidents,” – said the defense Minister.

For the prevention of accidents, according to Sergei Shoigu, at the present time much attention is paid to improving the training of skilled personnel and strengthening control over the organization of flight operations.

On a conference call on Tuesday, the military also considered suggestions for improving the dynamics of the flight safety.