Air Force and Anti-Aircraft Defence of Bosnia and Herzegovina
|Air Force and Anti-Air Defence
Ratno vazduhoplovstvo i protiv-vazdusna odbrane
Coat of arms of Bosnia and Herzegovina
|Founded||1 December 2006|
|Country||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Role||Defending Bosnian airspace|
300+ civilian personnel
1,100 guard personnel
76 helicopters and 23 planes (with police)
|Part of||Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Motto||Perspektiva - Perspective|
|Colors||Ultramarine Blue and Golden Yellow|
|Attack||Soko J-22 Orao, Soko G-4 Super Galeb, Mil Mi-24|
|Transport||UH-1H, Gazelle , Mi-8/17|
The Air Force and Anti-Air Defence Brigade (Bosnian: Brigada zračnih snaga i protivzračne odbrane, Croatian: Brigada zračnih snaga i protuzračne obrane, Serbian: Бригада ваздушних снага и противваздушне одбране) is a part of the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The headquarters is in Sarajevo. The Air Forces are using Sarajevo Airbase, Banja Luka Airbase and Tuzla Airbase. The Forces are controlled by the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The air arm has three special unit battalions and holds a NATO standard on the army.
The Air Force and Anti-Aircraft Defence Brigade of Bosnia and Herzegovina was formed when elements of the Army of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republika Srpska Air Force were merged in 2006.
- 1st Helicopter Squadron - Sarajevo Airport
- 2nd Helicopter Squadron - Banja Luka Airport
- 3rd Helicopter Squadron - Tuzla Airport
- Air Defense Battalion
- 1st Air Defence Battalion - Sarajevo Airport
- 2nd Air Defence Battalion - Banja Luka Airport
- 3rd Air Defence Battalion - Tuzla Airport
- Early Warning and Surveillance Battalion
- Flight Support Battalion
- 1st Fighter-Bomber Squadron (J-22 Eagle, J-21 Hawk) - Banja Luia Airbase
- 2nd Training Squadron (G-2 Gull, G-4 Super Gull, Utva 75, Mil Mi 34) - Tuzla and Banja Luka Airbase
|Mil Mi-8||Russia||utility / transport||Mi-8/17||6|
- "Bosnia breaks through ethnic divide by merging Serb, Muslim-Croat forces". Stars and Stripes. 11 January 2006. Retrieved 14 December 2011.
- "World Air Forces 2015 pg. 12". Flightglobal Insight. 2015. Retrieved 26 December 2014.