Bada (air base)

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Bada
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Summary
Airport type Military
Owner Ministry of Defence
Operator Russian Air Force
Location Bada
Built Unknown
In use Unknown-Present
Elevation AMSL 2,500 ft / 762 m
Coordinates 51°24′N 109°54′E / 51.400°N 109.900°E / 51.400; 109.900Coordinates: 51°24′N 109°54′E / 51.400°N 109.900°E / 51.400; 109.900
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Bada is located in Zabaykalsky Krai
Bada
Bada
Location in Zabaykalsky Krai,Russia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 8,202 2,500 Concrete

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.

Station history[edit]

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.[1] As of 2010 there were approximately 21 of the 30 assigned Su-24s operational.[citation needed]

The base also houses a long range radar installation 51°24′11″N 109°54′24″E / 51.40306°N 109.90667°E / 51.40306; 109.90667 (radar) equipped with the P-14 "Tall King" 2D VHF radar (possibly the 5Н84A "Oborona-14" Tall King C) mobile version for early warning.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butowski, Pyotr (2004). Air Power Analysis: Russian Federation. AIRtime Publishing, Inc.