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Dominican Republic
Army Aviation

 

Current Title: Ejército Nacional Dominicana
Title in English: Dominican Republic Army
Abbreviation: EN

History

Narrative Summary:
 

The Brigada de Caballeria Aerotransportada (Air Transport Cavalry Brigade) and the Escuadrón de Caballeria Aérea (EdCA) (Airborne Cavalry Squadron) were formed in October 2002 to use the aquired Robinson helicopters and from May 2003 the four OH-58A. With the imminent closure of its base the unit will move to the newly-built Aeropuerto Internaciónal La Isabela, near Higuero, later in 2005.

 

Key Dates:
 October 2002    The Escuadrón de Caballeria Aérea was formed
2005   The unit moves to Aeropuerto Internaciónal La Isabela.
 

Current Status:
The Escuadrón de Caballeria Aérea is fully operational.

Future Plans:
No information available.

Markings

National Insignia:
Current --- Historical

Aircraft Serial Numbering System(s):
No information available.

 


 

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

Aircraft

Aircraft Designation System(s):
None.

Current Aircraft Inventory:
Table of Current Service Aircraft

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

Organisation

Main Headquarters:
No information available.

Current Organisational Structure:
The Ejército Nacional Dominicana is organised in one operational squadron.

Current Order of Battle:
Table of Current Order of Battle

 

 

Historical Orders of Battle:

Historical Order of Battle



 

All-Time Flying Units List:

Brigada de Caballeria Aerotransportada

Escuadrón de Caballeria Aérea

 

 

Air Bases

Current Air Bases:
Most of the helicopters of the
Ejército Nacional Dominicana are based at Aeropuerto Internaciónal La Isabela, Higuero

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

More Information

Books:

None.
 

'Magazines:

World Air Power Journal No.32 p. 146-148

Websites:

The Latin American Aviation Historical Society


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