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Kingdom of Denmark (Kongeriget Danmark)

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Defense Command: Army Operational Command, Admiral Danish Fleet, Arctic Command, Tactical Air Command, Home Guard. Army Operational Command, Army 8,236; 2,130 conscript 204 civilian (total10,570 personnel). Active 26,585 personnel. (Army 10,570 Navy 3,498 Air 3,446.  Joint 9,071 (incl civilians))Terms of service 4–12 months. Home Guard 53,507 (Army) 40,800 (Navy) 4,500

ROYAL DANISH AIR FORCE (RDAF) • Flyvevåbnet
Air Force 3,189 plus,145 conscript 112 civilian (total 3,446 personnel.) Three air bases Flying hours 165 hrs/yr

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type
Tactical Air Comd (National Air Defense and Air Superiority)

AIRCRAFT 56 combat capable. Total 83 Aircrafts

Interceptor & Fighter Ground Attack 1 sqn with 56 Ftr/FGA ac:
28 General Dynamics/SABCAF-16AM Fighting Falcon Block 15;
10 General Dynamics/SABCAF-16AM Fighting Falcon Block 10;
10 General Dynamics/SABCAF-16AM Fighting Falcon Block 5;
4 General Dynamics/SABCAF-16BM Fighting Falcon Block 15;
2 General Dynamics/SABCAF-16BM Fighting Falcon Block 10;
2 General Dynamics/SABCAF-16BM Fighting Falcon Block 5;

Transport 1 sqn with 7 Tpt Ac:
4 Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Hercules;
3 Canadair CL-604 Challenger (MR/VIP)

Basic Flying Training flying school with 28 Trg ac:
28 SAAB MFI T-17 Supporter;


HELICOPTER 21 combat capable. Total 33 Helicopters.

Search and Rescue & Anti-Submarine Warfare 1 sqn with 21 SAR/ASW Hel:
7 Sikorsky S-61A Sea King (being phased out);
14 AgustaWestland EH-101-400 Merlin (incl for 8 for SAR; 6 of original order sold to UK while being produced and replaced by new aircraft);

Search and Rescue & Utility 1 sqn with 12 SAR/UTL Hel:
12 Eurocopter AS-550 Fennec (obs)

MISSILES
  ASM: AGM-65 Maverick 162 AGM-65 Maverick; 1500 AGM-12B Bullpup-A (for F-100D and F-104G; Retired)

  ATGM: 250 BGM-71D TOW-2 Anti-tank missile (for AS-350B helicopters)
  AAM • SRAAM: 200 AIM-9L/M Sidewinder (for F-16A combat aircraft; AIM-9L version); 100 AIM-9X Sidewinder;  200 AIM-9B Sidewinder-1A (For F-104;retired):
  BVRAAM  128 AIM-120B AMRAAM (For F-16AM); AIM-120A AMRAAM;

BOMBS
  INS/GPS-guided (Guided bomb): 245 GBU-31 JDAM; 200 EGBU-12/GBU-24 Paveway LGB
  LAU-3, Mk 82 and Mk 84

LANTIRN
  LANTIRN pods


  Control and Air Defence Group
  1 Control and Reporting Centre, 1 Mobile Control and Reporting Centre.
  4 Radar sites. No SAM.
  SAM
(Storage): 25 MIM-23B HAWK; 418 MIM-23A HAWK;  230 MIM-14 Nike Hercules; 125 MIM-3 Nike Ajax; 400 MIM-23B HAWK; 250 MIM-23B I-HAWK
   
Reserves Home Guard (Air Force) 5,307 reservists (to age 50)


FACILITIES
  Denmark Air Force Main Headquarters (Forsvarskommandoen): HQ Located at Vaedbak   
 
  Danske Flyvevåbnet Airfields and Airbases Organisation:

Ålborg (EKYT) Air Base in Ålborg
Fighter Wing Ålborg (Air Defense, Attack, Training) - Esk 723 "Horntail": F-16A/B block 15
Fighter Wing Ålborg (Multirole, Reconnaissance Squadron) - Esk 726 "Phantom": F-16A/B block 20 MLU
Air Transport Wing Ålborg - Esk 721: C-130J-30, CL-604, T-17 (liaison flight)       
Helicopter Wing Karup - Esk 722: EH101 Mk512 Det.

Skrydstrup (EKSP) Air Base
Fighter Wing Skrydstrup (Multirole, Training) - Esk 727 "Craven": F-16A/B block 20 MLU
Fighter Wing Skrydstrup (Multirole, Reconnaissance) - Esk 730 "Birdsong": F-16A/B block 20 MLU
Fighter Wing Skrydstrup ( Basic Training): T-17 liaison flight
Helicopter Wing Karup - Esk 722: EH101 Mk512 Det.

Kangerlussûaq (BGSF) Airport, Søndre Strømfjord Air Base in Greenland

Air Transport Wing Ålborg - Esk 721: CL-604 Det.

Karup (EKKA) Air Base

Helicopter Wing Karup - Esk 722: EH101 Mk512, S-61A / Esk 724: AS-550C2
Flyveskolen (Flying School) - FLSK: T-17
   
København/Roskilde (EKRK) Air Base in København
Helicopter Wing Karup - Esk 722: EH101 Mk512 Det.

Bornholm/Rønne (EKRN) Air Base
Helicopter Wing Karup - Esk 722: EH101 Mk512 Det.

Karup: Flyvertaktisk Kommando
Jonstrup:
Flyvevabnets Officersskole / Flyvevabnets Specialskole
Karup: Flyvevabnets Foring- & Operationsstotteskole
Air Control Wing
Control and Reporting Centre Karup (CRC Karup) based at Karup AB
Mobile Air Control Centre (MACC) based at Karup AB
Skalstrup (Radarführung): Kontroll- & Luftforsvarsgruppen
Vedbaek (Radarführung): Kontrol- og Luftforsvarscenter - Ost

Vaerlose: Flyvematerialkommandoen

Aalborg: Hovedvaerksted Aalborg (Technik)   
Vaerlose: Hovedvaerksted Vaerlose (Technik)   
Skrydstrup: Centralledelse (Logistik)

Outside the wing structure is the school structure with the Royal Danish Air Force Officers School in Jonstruplejren near Værløse and the Royal Danish Air Force Specility School at Karup AB.
   
Note: Denmark has 28 airports with paved runways (over 3,047 m: 2 2,438 to 3,047 m: 7 1,524 to 2,437 m: 4 914 to 1,523 m: 12 under 914 m: 3 ) and 64 airports with unpaved runways (914 to 1,523 m: 3 under 914 m: 61)

Official website: http://forsvaret.dk

 
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   Denmark AF News:

General Dynamics to Deliver New EAGLE 4x4 Armored Patrol Vehicles to Denmark

• General Dynamics to Deliver New EAGLE 4x4 Armored Patrol Vehicles to Denmark  (6/27/2017)

Danish Chief of Defence: Fighter Replacement on Track

• Danish Chief of Defence: Fighter Replacement on Track  (5/9/2013)

Denmark to Order Nine MH-60R Seahawks New Ship-Based Helicopter

• Denmark to Order Nine MH-60R Seahawks New Ship-Based Helicopter  (11/20/2012)


• Danish firm helps C-130J Hercules upgrade  (7/19/2012)

• Boeing Accepts Delivery of 1st Harpoon Launch Structure from Danish Aerotech  (6/8/2012)

• Sikorsky and Terma Widen MOU As Denmark Considers MH-60R Helicopter  (5/8/2012)

• AW, Scandinavian Avionics Team for Danish Lynx Bid
 (4/20/2012)

• Panther eliminated from Danish Maritime Helicopter programme
 (1/26/2012)

• Sikorsky Aerospace Services and Danish Aerotech Sign MOA for MH-60R Helicopter Support
 (1/24/2012)

• Sikorsky Aerospace Services and Danish Aerotech Sign MOA for MH-60R Helicopter Support
 (1/24/2012)

• Opening the Night For Danish F-16 Pilots
 (12/1/2011)

• Eurofighter back in Danish jet competition
 (4/10/2011)


 

 



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