Historical Order of Battle for 1992

of the North Korean Air Force

1992

70,000 personnel 760 combat aircraft

12 Interceptor Air Regiments
100? MiG-15 Fagot/MiG-17 Fresco
60+ MiG-19 Farmer
160+ MiG-21 Fishbed
46 MiG-23 Flogger
14 MiG-29 Fulcrum

8 Ground Attack Air Regiments
200+ MiG-15 Fagot/MiG-17 Fresco
60 MiG-19 Farmer
40 Nanchang A-5
18 Sukhoi Su-7 Fitter
20 Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot

12 Transport Air Regiments
250+ Antonov An-2 Colt/Yunshuji Y-5
Ten Antonov An-24 Coke
Four Ilyushin Il-18 Coot
Six Ilyushin Il-62 Classic
Three Ilyushin Il-76MD Candid

6 Helicopter Air Regiments
79 McDonnell Douglas MD 500
210+ other helicopters, including
Mi-2 Hoplite, Mi-4 Hound and Mi-8 Hip

Flight Training Air Regiment
MiG-15UTI Midget
MiG-21U Mongol
MiG-23 Flogger-B
100+ Nanchang CJ-6

Historical Order of Battle for 1975

for the North Korean Air Force

1975

45,000 personnel 600 combat aircraft

One medium bomber Air Regiment
70 Ilyushin Il-28 Beagle (divided into two squadrons)

Four Ground Attack Air Regiments
18 Sukhoi Su-7 Fitter-A (One squadron)
300 MiG-15bis Fagot/MiG-17 Fresco (12 squadrons)

Three Fighter Air Regiments
150 MiG-21 Fishbed (eight squadrons)
50 MiG-19 Farmer (two squadrons)

Transport Air Regiment
100 aircraft, including
Antonov An-2 Colt
Ilyushin Il-14 Crate
Ilyushin Il-18 Coot
Tupolev Tu-154 Careless

20 helicopters, including
Mil Mi-4 Hound
Mil Mi-8 Hip

Flight Training Regiment
Yakovlev Yak-18 Max
MiG-15UTI Midget
MiG-21U Mongol
Ilyushin Il-28U Mascot

Historical Order of Battle for 1958

1958

Five Air Divisions (each consisting of two or three Air Regiments)

Three Fighter Air Divisions

Nine Fighter Air Regiments
MiG-15bis Fagot/MiG-17F Fresco

Two Bomber Air Divisions

Two Medium bomber Air Regiments
Ilyushin Il-28 Beagle

One Light bomber Air Regiment
Tupolev Tu-2 Bat

One Ground Attack Air Division
Ilyushin Il-10 Bark
MiG-15bis Fagot

Transport Air Regiment
Antonov An-2 Colt
Ilyushin Il-14 Crate
Lisunov Li-2 Cab

Flight Training Air Regiment
Yakovlev Yak-11 Moose
Yakovlev Yak-18 Max
Ilyushin Il-28U Mascot
MiG-15UTI Midget

Historical Order of Battle for June 1950

of the North Korean Air Force

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Regiment Type Base
   1st Aviation Division (??)
1st Assault Aviation Regiment Il-10 ??
1st Fighter Aviation Regiment Yak-9P ??
1st Training Aviation Regiment Yak-11, Yak-18 ??
56th Fighter Aviation Regiment Yak-9P ??
57th Assault Aviation Regiment Il-10 ??
   Direct Reporting Units
Combined Aviation Regiment Po-2, UT-2, C-47/Li-2, Ki-54 ??

Historical Unit Assignments

of the Indian Coast Guard


Chetak CG 815. (photo, Simon Watson)


Historical unit assignments for the ICGAW are listed for the following dates:
May 1982   1987   1991   1996   1999   2001   Current Order of Battle

May 1982

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Squadron Type Base
CGAS 700 Fokker F.27 CGAE Kolkata (Calcutta Dum Dum)
CGAS 800 HAL Chetak CGAE Goa (Dabolim)

1987

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Squadron Type Base
CGAS 700 Fokker F.27 CGAE Kolkata (Calcutta Dum Dum)
CGAS 750 Do 228-101 CGAS Daman (Bombay)
CGAS 800 HAL Chetak CGAE Goa (Dabolim)

1991

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Squadron Type Base
CGAS 700 Fokker F.27 CGAE Kolkata (Calcutta Dum Dum)
CGAS 744 Do 228-101 CGAS Chennai (Madras-Meenambakkah)
CGAS 750 Do 228-101 CGAS Daman (Bombay)
CGAS 800 HAL Chetak CGAE Goa (Dabolim)
CGAS 848 HAL Chetak CGAS Chennai (Madras-Meenambakkah)

1996

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Squadron Type Base
CGAS 700 Fokker F.27 CGAE Kolkata (Calcutta Dum Dum)
CGAS 744 Do 228-101 CGAS Chennai (Madras-Meenambakkah)
CGAS 745 Do 228-101 CGAE Port Blair, Andaman Isles
CGAS 750 Do 228-101 CGAS Daman (Bombay)
CGAS 800 HAL Chetak CGAS Daman (Bombay)
CGAS 841 HAL Chetak CGAS Daman (Bombay)
CGAS 848 HAL Chetak CGAS Chennai (Madras-Meenambakkah)

1999

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Squadron Type Base
CGAS 700 Do 228-101 CGAE Kolkata (Calcutta Dum Dum)
CGAS 744 Do 228-101 CGAS Chennai (Madras-Meenambakkah)
CGAS 745 Do 228-101 CGAE Port Blair, Andaman Isles
CGAS 750 Do 228-101 CGAS Daman (Bombay)
CGAS 800 HAL Chetak CGAE Goa (Dabolim)
CGAS 841 HAL Chetak CGAS Daman (Bombay)
CGAS 848 HAL Chetak CGAS Chennai (Madras-Meenambakkah)

2001

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Squadron Type Base
CGAS 700 Do 228-101 CGAE Kolkata (Calcutta Dum Dum)
CGAS 744 Do 228-101 CGAS Chennai (Madras-Meenambakkah)
CGAS 745 Do 228-101 CGAE Port Blair, Andaman Isles
CGAS 750 Do 228-101 CGAS Daman (Bombay)
CGAS 800 HAL Chetak CGAE Goa (Dabolim)
CGAS 841 HAL Chetak CGAS Daman (Bombay)
CGAS 848 HAL Chetak CGAS Chennai (Madras-Meenambakkah)
Port Blair Chetak Flight HAL Chetak CGAE Port Blair, Andaman Isles.

Historical Order of Battle: 2002

of the Lebanese Air Force

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Squadron Type Base
2 Squadron Hunter FGA.70/70A/T.66 Rayak
8 Squadron SA342L Gazelle Beirut Airport (Kaldeh)
10 Squadron UH-1H Beirut Airport (Kaldeh)
11 Squadron UH-1H Beirut Airport (Kaldeh)
14 Squadron UH-1H Kleyate/Qulaiaat
15 Squadron UH-1H Rayak

Historical Orders of Battle

of the Lebanese Air Force

Historical orders of battle for the Lebanese Air Force are listed for the following dates:

1950   1954   1956   mid 1958   1963   1967   1971   1975   1979   1982   
1988   1991   1995   1999   2002   Table of Current Order of Battle

1950

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Squadron Type Base
Transport Flight Dove x 1 Rayak
Bomber Squadron SM.79 x 4 Rayak
Ecole de l’Air Prentice x 2, Proctor IV x 1, Chipmunk T.30 x 3 Rayak

1954

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Squadron Type Base
Pursuit Bomber Squadron Vampire FB.52 x 2 Beirut Intl. Airport (Kaldeh)
Transport Flight SM.79 x 4, Dove x 1 Rayak
Comms. Flight Prentice x 2, MB.308 x 1 Rayak
Ecole de l’Air Chipmunk T.30 x 3, Harvard, Vampire T.55 x 1 Rayak

1956

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Squadron Type Base
1 Squadron Vampire FB.52 x 6, Vampire T.55 x 3 Beirut Intl. Airport (Kaldeh)
Transport Flight SM.79 x 4, Dove x 1 Rayak
Comms. Flight Prentice x 2, MB.308 x 1 Rayak
Ecole de l’Air Chipmunk T.30 x 3, Harvard Rayak

mid 1958

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Squadron Type Base
1 Squadron Vampire FB.52 x 5, Vampire T.55 x 4 Beirut Intl. Airport (Kaldeh)
Transport Flight SM.79 x 4, Dove x 1 Rayak
Comms. Flight Prentice x 2, MB.308 x 1 Rayak
Ecole de l’Air Chipmunk T.30 x 3, Harvard Rayak

1963

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Squadron Type Base
1 Squadron Hunter FGA.70 x 6 Beirut Intl. Airport (Kaldeh)
2 Squadron Hunter FGA.70 x 6 Beirut Intl. Airport (Kaldeh)
3 Squadron Alouette II x 3, Alouette III x 7 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
? Squadron Vampire FB.52 x 5 Beirut Intl. Airport (Kaldeh)
Transport Flight SM.79 x 4, Dove x 1 Rayak
Ecole de l’Air Chipmunk x 6, Harvard, Vampire T.55 x 4 Rayak

1967

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Squadron Type Base
2 Squadron Hunter FGA.70 x 12 Beirut Intl. Airport (Kaldeh)
3 Squadron Alouette II x 3, Alouette III x 7 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
Transport Flight Dove x 1 Rayak
Ecole de l’Air Chipmunk x 6, Harvard, Vampire T.55 x 4 Rayak

1971

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Squadron Type Base
2 Squadron Hunter FGA.70 x 10 Beirut Intl. Airport (Kaldeh)
3 Squadron Alouette II x 3, Alouette III x 7 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
5 Squadron Mirage IIIEL/BL x 12 Kleyate
6 Squadron Magister x 4 Rayak
Transport Flight Dove x 1 Rayak
Ecole de l’Air Chipmunk x 6 Rayak

1975

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Squadron Type Base
2 Squadron Hunter FGA.70/T.66 x 12 Beirut Intl. Airport (Kaldeh)
3? Squadron Alouette II x 4, Alouette III x 6 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
4 Squadron Mirage IIIEL/BL x 11 Kleyate
5 Squadron AB.212 x 2 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
6 Squadron Magister x 4 Rayak
Transport Flight Dove x 1 Rayak
Ecole de l’Air Chipmunk x 4 Rayak

1979

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Squadron Type Base
2 Squadron Hunter FGA.70/70A/T.66 x 11 Beirut Intl. Airport (Kaldeh)
3? Squadron Alouette II x 4, Alouette III x 12 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
4 Squadron Mirage IIIEL/BL x 10 (stored) Kleyate
5 Squadron AB.212 x 6 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
6 Squadron Magister x 4 Rayak
Transport Flight Dove x 1, Shrike Commander 690A x 1 Rayak
Ecole de l’Air Chipmunk x 1, Bulldog 126 x 6 Rayak

1982

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Squadron Type Base
2 Squadron Hunter FGA.70/70A/T.66 x 11 Beirut Intl. Airport (Kaldeh)
3? Squadron Alouette II x 4, Alouette III x 12 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
4 Squadron Mirage IIIEL/BL x 10 (stored) Kleyate
5 Squadron AB.212 x 6 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
6 Squadron Magister x 8 Rayak
8 Squadron SA 342L Gazelle x 4 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
9 Squadron SA 330L Puma x 11 Rayak
Transport Flight Dove x 1, Shrike Commander 690A x 1 Rayak
Ecole de l’Air Bulldog 126 x 6 Rayak

1988

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Squadron Type Base
2 Squadron Hunter FGA.70/70A/T.66 x 7 Halate
3? Squadron Alouette II x 2, Alouette III x 7 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
4 Squadron Mirage IIIEL/BL x 10 (stored) Kleyate/Qulaiaat
5 Squadron AB.212 x 7 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
6 Squadron Magister x 3 Halate
8 Squadron SA 342L Gazelle x 4 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
9 Squadron SA 330L Puma x 11 Rayak
Transport Flight Dove x 1 Rayak
Ecole de l’Air Bulldog 126 x 5 Halate

1991

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Squadron Type Base
2 Squadron Hunter FGA.70/70A/T.66 x 7 Halate
3? Squadron Alouette II x 2, Alouette III x 7 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
4 Squadron Mirage IIIEL/BL x 10 (stored) Kleyate/Qulaiaat
5 Squadron AB.212 x 7 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
6 Squadron Magister x 3 Halate
8 Squadron SA 342L Gazelle x 4 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
9 Squadron SA 330L Puma x 11 Rayak
Transport Flight Dove x 1 Rayak
Ecole de l’Air Bulldog 126 x 5 Halate

1995

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Squadron Type Base
2 Squadron Hunter FGA.70/70A/T.66 x 7 Beirut Intl. Airport (Kaldeh)
3? Squadron Alouette II x 2, Alouette III x 7 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
5 Squadron AB.212 x 7 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
6 Squadron Magister x 3 Rayak
8 Squadron SA 342L Gazelle x 4 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
9 Squadron SA 330L Puma x 11 Rayak
10 Squadron UH-1H x 8 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
11 Squadron UH-1H x 8 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
Ecole de l’Air Bulldog 126 x 5 Rayak

1999

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Squadron Type Base
2 Squadron Hunter FGA.70/70A/T.66 x 7 Beirut Intl. Airport (Kaldeh)
3 Squadron Alouette II x 2, Alouette III x 7 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
5 Squadron AB.212 x 7 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
6 Squadron Magister x 3 Rayak
8 Squadron SA 342L Gazelle x 4 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
9 Squadron SA 330L Puma x 11 Rayak
10 Squadron UH-1H x 6 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
11 Squadron UH-1H x 6 Beirut IAP (Kaldeh)
12 Squadron UH-1H x 6 Rayak
Ecole de l’Air Bulldog 126 x 5 Rayak

Historical Order of Battle: 2002

for the Royal Bahraini Air Force

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Squadron Type Base
1st Fighter Wing
1st Fighter Squadron Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Block 40 Shaikh Isa AB
2nd Fighter Squadron Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Block 40 Shaikh Isa AB
6th Fighter Squadron Northrop F-5E/F Shaikh Isa AB
Helicopter Wing
3 Squadron Agusta-Bell AB.212 Rifa’a AB
5 Squadron* MBB Bo 105CBS-MSS Rifa’a AB
7 Squadron MBB Bo 105C Rifa’a AB
8 Squadron Bell AH-1E Rifa’a AB
9 Squadron Sikorsky UH-60A/L Rifa’a AB
10 Squadron Bell AH-1E Rifa’a AB

* = Bahrain Amiri Navy unit.

Historical Orders of Battle

for the Royal Bahraini Air Force

Historical orders of battle for the BAAF are listed for the following dates:
1976   1986   1991   1995   2002   Table of Current Order of Battle

1976

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Squadron Type Base
Bahrain Defense Force
Air Wing MBB Bo 105C Bahrain Intl. Airport (Manama)

1986

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Squadron Type Base
1st Fighter Wing
6th Fighter Squadron Northrop F-5E/F Bahrain Intl. Airport (Manama)
Helicopter Wing
3 Squadron Agusta-Bell AB.212 Bahrain Intl. Airport (Manama)
7 Squadron MBB Bo 105C Bahrain Intl. Airport (Manama)

1991

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Squadron Type Base
1st Fighter Wing
1st Fighter Squadron Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Block 40 Shaikh Isa AB
6th Fighter Squadron Northrop F-5E/F Shaikh Isa AB
Helicopter Wing
3 Squadron Agusta-Bell AB.212 Bahrain Intl. Airport (Manama)
7 Squadron MBB Bo 105C Bahrain Intl. Airport (Manama)

1995

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Squadron Type Base
1st Fighter Wing
1st Fighter Squadron Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Block 40 Shaikh Isa AB
6th Fighter Squadron Northrop F-5E/F Shaikh Isa AB
Helicopter Wing
3 Squadron Agusta-Bell AB.212 Rifa’a AB
5 Squadron* MBB Bo 105CBS-MSS Rifa’a AB
7 Squadron MBB Bo 105C Rifa’a AB
8 Squadron Bell AH-1E** Rifa’a AB

* = Bahrain Amiri Navy unit.
** = unit forming.