Iranian fighters' combat operations launched

Isfahan, Jan 11, IRNA - The F-14s and MiG-29s fighters of the Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran, during the second day of the final round of the Air Force's 'Defender of Velayat Skies' drill, launched air combat operations.

The fighters flew over the general area of exercise on Friday morning and conducted their flying tactics.

In the course of the exercise, the F-5 aircraft entered the area as the enemy's airplane was tracked by the MiG-29. Then the F-5 fired missile which was destroyed by the MiG-29 after a few seconds.

The strategic and heavy bombers of the Army Air Force launched heavy bombardment of their predecessor's positions on Thursday on the first day of the 'Defender of Velayat Skies' exercise.

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