Historical Order of Battle for 1992

of the North Korean Air Force


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

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