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Iranian Revolution effect
on the Soviet 49th Tactical Air Army

After Iranian Revolution, the Soviet Union reinforce their forces at the Iran-Soviet border. The veteran MiG-21PFM Fishbed-F fighter-bomber aircrafts were replaced in the in 1979 with the early Su-17 Fitter-C types at the 217th Fighter-Bomber Air regiment. The second-hand Su-17 Fitter-C fighter bomber aircraft arrived from Soviet Far Eastern Military Districtís 1st Special Far Eastern Tactical Air Army.

Iranian Revolution Effect Turkestan Military District Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat Iranian Revolution Effect Soviet Air Force Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat
Iranian Revolution Effect Turkestan Military District Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat Iranian Revolution Effect Soviet Air Force Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat
Iranian Revolution Effect Turkestan Military District Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat Iranian Revolution Effect Soviet Air Force Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat Iranian Revolution Effect Turkestan Military District Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat
Iranian Revolution Effect Turkestan Military District Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat Iranian Revolution Effect Soviet Air Force Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat
Iranian Revolution Effect Turkestan Military District Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat
Iranian Revolution Effect Turkestan Military District Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat

Soviet Su-7U Moujik two-seaters trainer in Kzyl-Arvat airport

Iranian Revolution Effect Soviet Air Force Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat
Iranian Revolution Effect Soviet Air Force Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat

217th Fighter-Bomber Air Regiment Su-7U Moujik with camouflage colors

The 217th Fighter-Bomber Air Regiment used Sukhoi Su-7U Moujik trainer type on the Kzyl-Arvat airport in the eighties. All Su-17 Fitter-C and Su-7U Moujik arrived in camouflage colors.

In 1979, they participated in the Soviet combat training program at Mary-1 airport. Here at the 1521st Combat Training Center the 217th Fighter-Bomber Air Regiment 's pilots and commanders received new tactics and low level flight training.

Iranian Revolution Effect Turkestan Military District Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat Iranian Revolution Effect Soviet Air Force Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat
Iranian Revolution Effect Turkestan Military District Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat Iranian Revolution Effect Soviet Air Force Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat
Iranian Revolution Effect Turkestan Military District Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat Iranian Revolution Effect Soviet Air Force Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat
Iranian Revolution Effect Turkestan Military District Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat Iranian Revolution Effect Soviet Air Force Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat
Iranian Revolution Effect Turkestan Military District Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat Iranian Revolution Effect Soviet Air Force Su-17 Fitter-C Su-7U Moujik Kzyl-Arvat

Photos: Lidia Shatova, Sednoy Vladimir, As Butin, Igor Sirota collections

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Soviet Union, USSR, Soviet Air Forces, VVS, Cold War, Turkestan Military District's Air Force, 49th Tactical Air Army, Iranian Revolution, 217th Fighter Bomber Air Regiment, 217th Fighter Bomber Aviation Regiment, Kzyl-Arvat, MiG-21PFM Fishbed-F, Su-17 Fitter-C, Su-7U Moujik, Mikoyan and Gurevich, Sukhoi


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Союз Советских Социалистических Республик, СССР, Военно-воздушные силы, Холодная война, Туркестанского военного округа, Туркестанского ВО, ТуркВО, 49-я воздушная армия, 49-я ВА, Исламская революция в Иране, 217-й авиационный полк истребителей бомбардировщиков, 217-й Апиб, МиГ-21ПФМ, Cу-17, Cу-7у, Кзыл-Арвата, Микоян и Гуревич