Escuadrón Antisubmarino y Exploración

of the Uruguayan Navy
 

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: ASW
Secondary Role: Reconnaissance
First Formed: 1956
Parent Unit: Grupo de Escadrones
Current Status: Active

History

The unit was formed in 1956 when the PBM-5 Mariner arrived.

Subordinate Units

None.

Aircraft

Type Qty Service Example Serials
Grumman TBM Avenger 16 1949 – 1960 501-508,551-558
Martin PBM-5 Mariner 3 1956 – 1965 810-812
Grumman S-2A/G Tracker 3/3 1965 – 1996 851-856
Beech King Air 200T 1 1980 – Present 871
BAe Jetstream T.2 2 1999 – Present 875,876


Unit Markings

Escuadrón Antisubmarino y Exploración



Main Bases

Base Duration
Base Aeronaval Cap. Curbelo/Laguna del Sauce 1956 – Present


Photographs

None currently available.

More Information

References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2006/2007 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.

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