Bishkek, Oct. 23, 2017 / Kabar /. Today, Russian pilots celebrate the 14th anniversary of the founding of the 999th airbase of the CSTO in Kyrgyzstan’s Kant, the press service of the Russia’s Kant airbase reported.
On October 23, 2003, Russia entered into an agreement for 15 years with Kyrgyzstan to deploy an aviation unit in Kant town in the framework of the Collective Rapid Deployment Force of the Collective Security Treaty Organization.
The main task of the air base is to support from the air the actions of the military units of the Collective Rapid Deployment Force of the CSTO.
The oath is one of the oldest military rituals. Today, on the day of the celebration of the day of the unit, 39 new members of the new generation of the air base were sworn in. They were preparing for this day for a long time, each heart was filled with joy and a little excitement, because the fathers were looking at them.
On this day, many servicemen received regular military titles, were awarded state and departmental awards, received valuable gifts and letters for the excellent performance of military duty.