Army of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Operator Profile
 

Key Facts

Current Title:
Vojska Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine
English Title:
Army of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Abbreviation:
VFBiH
First Established:
1992
ICAO Code:
(None)
Country:
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Status:
Merged

History

Narrative Summary

Narrative history of the VFBiH

Key Dates

Historical Chronology

Current Status

The Air Force was merged into the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2006.

Future Plans

Not applicable.

Markings

National Insignia

Current — Historical

Aircraft Serial Numbers

Bosnia and Herzegovina military aircraft initially carried either their previous JRV serial number or a civil registration in the T9-xxx sequence. In late 1998 a new numbering system was introduced, with the prefix VF- and a four-digit number, e.g. Mi-8T VF-3812.

Unit/Base Codes

Coding system not used

Aircraft

Aircraft Designations

None – Manufacturers designations used

Current Aircraft Inventory

Not applicable.

All-Time Aircraft Used List

All-Time Table of Aircraft Used

Aircraft NOT Used

False reports of aircraft on order or in service

Organisation

Main Headquarters

Sarajevo.

Organisational Structure

The air force was organised into four Air Base units, but only two of these were active.

Current Order of Battle

Not applicable.

Historical Orders of Battle

Order of Battle for 1992
Order of Battle for 1995
Order of Battle for 1996
Order of Battle for 2001
Order of Battle for 2005

All-Time Flying Units List

To be added.

Air Bases

Current Air Bases

Not applicable.

All-Time Air Bases Used List

The main air bases were Sarajevo-Rajlovac, Mostar, Bihac and Tulza. In addition to these, a number of smaller airports and airfields around the country were sometimes used by the Air Force.

More Information

Books

Bosnia and Hercegovina Aviation Bibliography – to be added

Magazines

No feature articles known.

Websites

Official Ministry of Defence webpage

wikipedia: Army of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Airliners.net

 

Any further photographs illustrating this air arm would be welcome.

 

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