Bada (air base)
|Owner||Ministry of Defence|
|Operator||Russian Air Force|
|Elevation AMSL||2,500 ft / 762 m|
Bada (also given as Bata) is an air base in Russia located 3 km north-east of Bada in Zabaykalsky Krai. There are several clusters of remote revetments for fighter aircraft, and large tarmac. Forward aviation base.
Units known to have served here include the 21 BAP (21st Bomber Aviation Regiment) flying Su-24 aircraft and 313 BAP (313rd Bomber Aviation Regiment) flying Su-24MR aircraft. As of 2010 there were approximately 21 of the 30 assigned Su-24s operational.
The base also houses a long range radar installation citation needed]equipped with the P-14 "Tall King" 2D VHF radar (possibly the 5Н84A "Oborona-14" Tall King C) mobile version for early warning.[
- Butowski, Pyotr (2004). Air Power Analysis: Russian Federation. AIRtime Publishing, Inc.
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