From 1 January 2006 the armed forces of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and of the Republika Srpska began a unification process to establish a single national Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina (OSBiH). The was declared to have been achieved on 1 December 2006. Unification of the command and control system took a little longer, but on 18 September 2007 the Air Force and Anti-Aircraft Defence Brigade of the OSBiH became operational.
|1 January 2006||Start of unification process for FBiH and RS armed forces.|
|1 December 2006||Unified Armed Forces established.|
|18 September 2007||Bosnian Air Force command operational.|
The Air Force is fully operational.
Current — Historical
Aircraft Serial Numbers
Bosnia and Herzegovina military aircraft carry serial numbers with the prefix A- and a four-digit number, e.g. UH-1H A-2622.
Coding system not used
None – Manufacturers designations used
Current Aircraft Inventory
All-Time Aircraft Used List
Aircraft NOT Used
Some sources refer to the Mi-8MTV-1 by its export designation Mi-17-1V. The latter is technically correct.
Air Force and Anti-Aircraft Defence of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Banja Luka or Sarajevo?
The air force is organised into five Squadrons, but only the three helicopter units are active.
Current Order of Battle
Historical Orders of Battle
Historical Order of Battle for 2006
Historical Order of Battle for 2010
All-Time Flying Units List
1st Helicopter Squadron
2nd Helicopter Squadron
3rd Helicopter Squadron
1st Fighter-Bomber Squadron
2nd Training Squadron
Current Air Bases
The helicopters are based at Sarajevo Airport, Banja Luka Airport and Tuzla Airport.
All-Time Air Bases Used List
Bosnia and Hercegovina Aviation Bibliography – to be added
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