Air Force and Anti-Aircraft Defence of Bosnia and Herzegovina
|Air Force of Bosnia and Herzegovina|
Bosne i Hercegovine
Air Force amblem
|Founded||1 December 2006|
|Country||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Role||Defending Bosnian airspace|
300+ civilian personnel
1,100 guard personnel
|Motto(s)||Perspektiva - Perspective|
|Colors||Ultramarine Blue and Golden Yellow|
|Transport||UH-1H, Gazelle , Mi-8/-17|
The Air Force of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnian: Zračne snage Bosne i Hercegovine, Croatian: Zračne snage Bosne i Hercegovine, Serbian: Vazdušne snage Bosne i Hercegovine) is part of the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The headquarters is in Sarajevo. It maintains operating bases at Sarajevo International Airport, Banja Luka International Airport and Tuzla International Airport.
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.
- Air Force and Air Defense Brigade, at Sarajevo Air Base and Banja Luka Air Base
- 1st Helicopter Squadron, at Sarajevo Air Base
- 2nd Helicopter Squadron, at Banja Luka Air Base
- 3rd Helicopter Squadron, at Tuzla Air Base
- 1st Air Defence Battalion, at Sarajevo Air Base
- 2nd Air Defence Battalion, at Banja Luka Air Base
- 3rd Air Defence Battalion, at Tuzla Air Base
- Early Warning and Surveillance Battalion, at Sarajevo Air Base and Banja Luka Air Base
- Flight Support Battalion, with detachments at the three air bases
|Mil Mi-8||Russia||utility / transport||Mi-8/17||6|
|Bell UH-1||United States||utility||UH-1H||9|
|Airbus H215||France||utility||12 on order|
|9K34 Strela-3||Soviet Union||MANPADS|
|FIM-92 Stinger||United States||MANPADS|
|9K38 Igla||Soviet Union||MANPADS|
|2K12 Kub||Soviet Union||mobile SAM system||20|
|9K31 Strela-1||Soviet Union||mobile SAM system|
|9K35 Strela-10||Soviet Union||mobile SAM system|
|Bofors 40 mm gun||Sweden||Anti-aircraft gun||47|
|M53/59 Praga||Czechoslovakia||mobile SAM system||96|
|ZU-23-2||Soviet Union||Anti-aircraft gun||30|
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