45th Army of the Air Force and Air Defense - 45º Ejército de la Fuerza Aérea y la Defensa Aérea

45º Ejército VVS i PVO
45th Air Force and Air Defense Army
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Air Force Flag
Active December 1, 2015
country . Flag of Russia.svg Russia
Fidelity Middle emblem of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation (21.07.2003-present).svg Russian Defense Ministry
Rama/s Middle emblem of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (27.01.1997-present).svg Russian Armed Forces
Middle Emblem of the Russian Navy.svg Russian Navy
.Great emblem of the Northern Fleet.svg Northern Fleet
Function Defense and control
Specialization Arctic
Part of Northern Joint Strategic Command
Quartering Safonovo, Severomorsk-2
High command
Commander Lieutenant General
Alexander Ivanovich Otroshchenko

45th Army of the Air Force and Air Defense (45th A VVS and PVO) . It is the operational association of the Air Force, Air Defense and Naval Aviation of the North Joint Strategic Command .


The 45th Army of the Air Force and Air Defense of the Northern Fleet (military unit 06351) [ 1 ] was formed in December 2015 on the basis of an order from the President of the Russian Federation , Vladimir Putin , to defesa strengthen the system and control of the air situation in the area of the Arctic [ 2 ]

This operational partnership includes all the air and air defense elements of the newly created Military District for the Arctic region , which are under the operational command of the Northern Fleet.

All the units stationed in the Northern Military District are grouped under his command, including the Air Defense (anti-aircraft missiles and radars), the Air Force (fighters and bombers) and the Naval Aviation of the Northern Fleet (fighter planes and embarked helicopters, as well as anti-submarine patrol planes).

His area of ​​responsibility ranges from the Murmansk Oblast , bordering Norway , to the Tiksi area , in the Republic of Sajá , at the mouth of the Lena River , and includes the arctic archipelagos of Nueva Zembla , Land of Francisco José , Land of the North , and the New Siberian Islands as the easternmost point.

The headquarters of the 45th Army VVS i PVO Headquarters is located in Safonovo , in the old base of Severomorsk-2 . The 45th Army VVS i PVO is part of the North Joint Strategic Command .

Area of ​​responsibility of the 45th Army VVS and PVO of the Northern Fleet, part of the Joint Strategic Command North (OSK Sever)

The embarked Aviation of the 45th Army of the Air Force and Air Defense participated in the Russian military operation in Syria . From November to December 2016, from the deck of the heavy aviation cruiser " Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Kuznetsov ", the pilots made 420 combat sorties, 750 sorties to fulfill search and rescue and air transport tasks. More than 1,000 terrorist objects were destroyed. [ 3 ]

In 2018 , the Northern Fleet resumed air patrols of the Arctic . In February 2019 , it became known that the Russian Defense Ministry plans to significantly increase the combat power of the 45th VVS i PVO Army of the Northern Fleet and restore a regiment of two squadrons of MiG-31 interceptor fighters in the region. from Murmansk. [ 4 ]


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