Army of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Army of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Vojska Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine
Shield of the Army of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg
Shield of the Army of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Founded 1995
Headquarters Sarajevo
Leadership
Commander-in-Chief Krešimir Zubak (1994–1997)
Vladimir Šoljić (1997–1997)
Ejup Ganić (1997–1999)
Ivo Andrić-Lužanski (1999–2000)
Ejup Ganić (2000–2001)
Ivo Andrić-Lužanski (2001–2001)
Karlo Filipović (2001–2002)
Safet Halilović (2002–2003)
Niko Lozančić (2003–2005)
Manpower
Military age 18
Related articles
History Bosnian War

The Army of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnian, Croatian: Vojska Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine) was the military of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina created after the 1995 Dayton Agreement. It consisted of two merging units which had been in conflict with each other during the Bosnian War: the Bosniak Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ARBiH) and the Croat Croatian Council of Defence (HVO). In 2005 it was integrated into Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina controlled by the Ministry of Defense of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Equipment[edit]

Infantry Rifle

Rifle Type Versions Notes
M-16A1/A2 Assault rifle A1 and A2 Donated by USA
AR-15 Assault rifle AR-15 Purchased by Federation of BiH 1998
Zastava M70 Assault rifle AB
AK-47 Assault rifle S variant
HK 33 Assault rifle A3 Donated by Turkey in 1997

Main Battle Tank

Main Battle Tank Type Versions In service Notes
M60 PattonA3 Main battle tank A3/A3TTS 45 [1]
AMX-30B2 Main battle tank B2S, hybrid between S and B2 36 [1] From UAE
T-55 Main battle tank T-55 10 [1] From Egypt

Aircraft

Aircraft Type Versions In service[2] Notes
UH-1H Utility helicopter UH-1H 15
Lola Utva 75 Liaison 11
Mil Mi-8 Utility helicopter 22

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Transfers of major conventional weapons:Armored Vehicles". Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Retrieved 8 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "World Military Aircraft Inventory", Aerospace Source Book 2007, Aviation Week & Space Technology, January 15, 2007.