On Saturday, April 11, 2015, the pilots of Su-35 successfully completed the combat “air-to-air” class missile launches at a special thermal targets in the framework of tactical flight exercises with fighter and ground attack aircraft of the Eastern Military District.
Shooting took place over the sea ground Golden Valley in the Sea of Japan. The launches were carried out at medium and high altitudes with different distances on air targets simulating bomber and fighter aircraft imaginary enemy. Total destruction of some 20 different targets. According to the results of starts pilots were rated as “excellent”.