2 Squadron

of the Lebanese Air Force

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Fighter-Bomber
Secondary Role: Attack/Training
First Formed: 1958
Parent Unit: Air Force HQ
Current Status: Active


2 Squadron was formed in 1958 to operate the Hunter FGA.70. Three 2-seat trainers were obtained in the mid-1960s and additional single-seat Hunters were received in 1975. Several aircraft were put into store in the 1980s, but by 2007 they were fully active again.


Type Qty Service Example Serials
Hunter FGA.70 6 1958 – Present  
Hunter FGA.70A 6 1975 – Present  
Hunter T.66C 3 1965 – Present  

Unit Markings

Figure 1
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Main Bases

Base Duration
Beirut IAP 1958 – 1999
Halate 1983 – 1990
Kleyate 1990 – 1999
Rayak 1999 – Present

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Other Sources

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