Moscow opens a training center for helicopter pilots in Venezuela

VENEZUELA (VOP TODAY NEWS) — Russia and Venezuela have inaugurated a training and training center for helicopter pilots, the Russian arms export agency Rosoboronexport announced in Sputnik.

The inauguration ceremony of a Russian-Venezuelan training and training center for helicopter pilots was held in Venezuela, the Russian arms export agency Rosoboronexport, belonging to the public group, told Sputnik on Friday. Russian Rostec.

“A modern training and training center was built under a contract signed between Rosoboronexport and the Venezuelan military industry CAVIM,” the agency said.

According to the agreement reached between the parties, Venezuelan center staff received training in Russia to learn how to operate Russian simulators, training equipment and simulator control posts.

The new center allows Venezuelan pilots to familiarize themselves with the Mi-17V-5 , Mi-35 and Mi-26T helicopters and to prepare for all situations that may occur during the flight.

“Rosoboronexport and other Russian organizations collaborating with Venezuela in the technical and military field, intend to intensify their exchanges with the Venezuelan Ministry of Defense and other institutions of the country, pay particular attention to the training of specialists and to the technical maintenance of the equipment, “said the press service of the agency.

On March 24, media reported that 99 Russian servicemen had arrived in Caracas on two transport planes with 35 tons of cargo. According to the spokesman of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, the arrival of these soldiers in Venezuela is governed by technical-military cooperation agreements between the two countries.

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