Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

Tolmachevo is an airport in Novosibirsk – ex Soviet “Academic City” – the city of young scientists. Even now its considered to be a center point for all Russia offshore programming services market with thousands of people working in companies serving all the Western world in long distance programming. However, besides the science part of the city there is a strategic meaning – as the city is in the middle of the country and so there are plenty of warfare placed around. Alexei, the blogger, has went to the Tolmachevo – cities main air gate and have made shots of some not so civil part of the facility.

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

He says that Tolmachevo airport initially was conceived as a military facility. So it still has the place for the army needs.

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

A few squads are headquartered hear, including those attack helicopters. Those are the MI-24. The technicians are servicing one of them.

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

A canon shooting rockets from the helicopter. Can be removed.

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

20 rockets can be loaded and shot.

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

This is a modified and updated MI-8 helicopter. It’s not being called MI-8 AMTSH-B “Terminator”.

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

Looks like a smiley face.

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

Even without the tarp – still smiling.

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

Prepairing for the flight.

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

The new MI-8s have those additional armored plates to cover the pilots – you can see them standing off the helicopter body near the pilot windows.

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

And this is MI-24.

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

Also a few MiGs. This is MiG-31.

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

Airforce Russia.

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

Army Planes and Helicopters in Tomachevo Airport in Novosibirsk city

The engines.

Thanks a lot to Alexey for the photos, his website is below:

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  1. omg admin please delete this Dmitriy Sheshnev – he is angry and not intelligent – normal cultural and educated russians are sorry for our people like this and call them VATNIK or RUSNIAVAYA PIDORAHA

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