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Current Title: Aviación del Ejercito Boliviano
Title in English: Bolivian Army Aviation
Abbreviation: EB


Narrative Summary:
The service was formed on 15.8.1981 as Sección G - Apoyo Aéreo with one Lama helicopter. On 29.3.1995 the unit was renamed Compañía de Aviación del Ejército 291 "Cnl. DEM. Claudio Armando López Córdova". During 2001 the company got its present name Compañía de Aviación del Ejército 1 "López". Some times later another unit, Compañía de Aviación del Ejército 2, was formed at Santa Cruz.


Key Dates:
15 August 1981    Sección G - Apoyo Aéreo was formed.
29.3.1995 Compañía de Aviación del Ejército 291 was established.
2001   Compañía de Aviación del Ejército 1 was formed

Current Status:
The aircraft of the Army Aviation is fully operational.

Future Plans:
No information available.


National Insignia:
Current --- Historical



Aircraft Serial Numbering System(s):
Serial numbers consist of a three-digit number with the prefix EB.


Unit/Base Aircraft Code System(s):
Coding system not used.


Aircraft Designation System(s):

Current Aircraft Inventory:
Table of Current Service Aircraft

All-Time Aircraft Used List:
Alphabetical Order --- Chronological Order


Main Headquarters:
Gran Cuartel General de Miraflores, La Paz

Current Organisational Structure:
Today the Aviación del Ejercito Boliviano operates two aviation companies.

Current Order of Battle:
Table of Current Order of Battle



Historical Orders of Battle:



All-Time Flying Units List:

Compañía de Aviación del Ejército 1

Compañía de Aviación del Ejército 2

Compañía de Aviación del Ejército 291

Sección G - Apoyo Aéreo



Air Bases

Current Air Bases:
The Bolivian Army Aviation currently operates two mayor airbases.

Military Air Bases Listing

All-Time Air Bases Used List:
Military Air Bases Listing

More Information







World Air Power Journal 31, p.144-146



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