Lithuanian Air Force (Post-WW2)

Operator Profile
 

Key Facts

Current Title:
Karinés Oro Pajégos
English Title:
Lithuanian Air Force
Abbreviation:
KOP
First Established:
1992
ICAO Code:
?
Country:
Lithuania
Status:
Active

History

Narrative Summary

Narrative history of the Lithuanian Air Force

Key Dates

Air Force Chronology

Current Status

To be added

Future Plans

Replace the helicopter fleet with more modern equipment.

Markings

National Insignia

Current — Historical

Aircraft Serial Numbers

Lithuanian military aircraft carry two-digit numerical codes similar to Soviet-era ‘bort’ numbers, e.g. Aero L-39C ’04’ (blu). These numbers are not sequential or unique.

Unit/Base Codes

Coding system not used.

Aircraft

Aircraft Designations

None – Manufacturers designations used.

Current Aircraft Inventory

Table of Current Service Aircraft

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

Vilnius.

Organisational Structure

The Lithuanian Air Force is divided into one Helicopter Flight and one Transport Flight. The main base is at Siauliai.

Current Order of Battle

Table of Current Order of Battle

Historical Orders of Battle

List of Historical Orders of Battle – to be added.

All-Time Flying Units List

Fighter Squadron
Transport Squadron
Helicopter Squadron

Air Bases

Current Air Bases

The main air base is Siauliai.

All-Time Air Bases Used List

In addition to the main base, here are also a number of smaller airports and airfields around the country which are sometimes used by the Air Force.
Military Air Bases Listing.
Aviation Base
First Aviation
Second Aviation Base

More Information

Books

Lithuanian Military Aviation Bibliography – to be added.

Magazines

World Air Power Journal No.32
Air International June 1998
Air Forces Research No.9 & No.10
Air Enthusiast No.29 & No.30

Websites

wikipedia: Lithuanian Air Force

PlanePictures.net

Airliners.net

Air-Britain Photos: Lithuanian Air Force

Scramble: Lithuanian Armed Forces

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