Escuadrón de Caza

of the Uruguayan Navy

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Fighter
Secondary Role:
First Formed: 1952
Parent Unit: ANU HQ
Current Status: Disbanded


The unit was formed on 22.4.1952 with the Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat and was operational until the withdrawal of the aircraft in 1960.

Subordinate Units



Type Qty Service Example Serials
Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat 12 1952 – 1960 401-406,450-455

Unit Markings

Figure 1
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Main Bases

Base Duration
Base Aeronaval Cap. Curbelo/Laguna del Sauce 1952 – 1960


None currently available.

More Information


Other Sources

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