Republika Srpska Air Force

Operator Profile
 

Key Facts

Current Title:
Vazduhoplovstvo i Protivvazdusna Odbrana Vojske Republike Srpske
English Title:
Aviation and Air Defence of the Army of the Republika Srpska
Abbreviation:
V i PVO VRS
First Established:
1992
ICAO Code:
(None)
Country:
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Status:
Disbanded

History

Narrative Summary

Narrative history of the Republika Srpska Air Force

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

Republika Srpska military aircraft still carry their former Yugoslav Air Force (JRV) serial numbers, e.g. G-4 Super Galeb 23725. Aircraft obtained from civilian sources carry a five-digit numerical serial in the sequence 50xxx, presented in the same style as the JRV serials, e.g. Cessna 172 51103.

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 – none known.

Organisation

Main Headquarters

To be added.

Organisational Structure

The V i PVO VRS comprised the 1st Air Force Regiment of the Army.

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 1999
Order of Battle for 2004
Order of Battle for 2005
Order of Battle for 2006

All-Time Flying Units List

To be added.

Air Bases

Current Air Bases

Not applicable.

All-Time Air Bases Used List

In addition to the main bases at Banja Luka and Zaluzani, 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

wikipedia: Republika Srpska Air Force

Airliners.net

 

Any further photographs illustrating this air arm would be welcome.

 

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