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Unidad Militar 1724

Role: Fighter/Training/Helicopter Support.

The unit was formed in the 1990s as 1724.Regimiento de Intercepcion with one fighter and two interceptor squadrons. At a later date the unit was reorganized and operates now one fighter, one training and one helicopter squadron.

Air Bases:
Base Duration
BA de Holguin n/a - Present

Aircraft Used:
Type Qty Service Example Serials
Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-21M/MF Fishbed J 12/12 n/a - Present n/a
Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-21U/UM Mongol B 4/6 n/a - Present n/a
Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-21bis Fishbed N 72 n/a - Present n/a
Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-23UM Flogger C 7 n/a - Present 10,704,705
Aero L-39C Albatros 30 n/a - Present 01-30
Mil Mi-17 Hip H 28 n/a - Present



Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-23ML Flogger G 7 n/a - Present 223,232,240-243,245


  • Air Forces Monthly 5/2006, p.78

  • World Air Forces Directory 2004/2005 (Ian Carroll)

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