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GHANA AIR FORCE (GhAF)
Air Force 2,000 personnel.

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type
(incl Army AD units)

AIRCRAFT 13 combat capable. Total 60 Aircrafts.

Light Ground Attack & Operational Trainer 1 sqn with 13 Lt Atk ac:
4 Hongdu KA-8G Karakorum*;
2 Aero Vodochody L-39ZO Albatros*;
2 AerMacchi MB-339A;
4 AerMacchi MB-326KG;
3 AerMacchi MB-326E;

Recce & Advanced Training 1 sqn with 8 Recce/AdvTrg ac:
8 Aero L-29R Delfin;

Surveillance 1 sqn with 12 Surv ac:
6 Diamond DA42MPP Twin Star (being delivery)
4 Britten-Norman BN-2T Islander;
2 SC-7 Skyvan 3M;

Transport 1 sqn with 14 Tpt ac:
2 Airbus C-295 (delivered from the beginning of 2012)
6 DA42MPP Twin Star1 Dassault Falcon 900EX (VIP);
1 Grumman G-1159A Gulfstream III (VIP);
1 Fokker F-28-3000 Fellowship (VIP);
1 Fokker F27-600 Friendship;
3 Fokker F-27-400M Friendship;

Training Flying school Trg sqn with 13 Trg ac:
3 Cessna 172 Skyhawk;
10 Bulldog Mk.122

* Trainer Aircraft

HELICOPTER No armed capable. Total 12 Helicopters.
  2 Hel sqn with

Support 6 Spt hel:
4 Mil Mi-171V Hip-H;
2 PZL Mi-2 Hoplite;

Utility 6 Utl hel:
1 Bell 412SP;
1 Agusta Bell AB-212 (Bell 212) ;
2 Agusta A-109A Hirundo;
2 Aérospatiale SA-319B Alouette III


FACILITIES
  Ghana AF Organisation:
Air Force Staff Heaquarters: Accra
  (Main base Accra. Tpt element at Takoradi)   
Takoradi: No.1 Squadron - SC-7, BN-2
Accra: No.2 Squadron - F-27   
Accra: No.3 Squadron - A-109, AB-412, Mi-2/17V-5
Tamale: No.4 Attack Squadron - MB-326E/K, MB-339A   
Accra: VIP Flight - F-28, F-27, Defender
Kumasi: Support Squadron - SA-316   
Takoradi: Flying Training School - L-29, Bulldog Mk122   

Note: Ghana has 7 airports with paved runways (over 3,047 m: 1 2,438 to 3,047 m: 1 1,524 to 2,437 m: 3 914 to 1,523 m: 2), and 4 airports with unpaved runways (914 to 1,523 m: 3 under 914 m: 1)


Army Air Defence Systems

AD • 2 Comd HQ
SAM • MANPAD SA-7 Grail
GUNS • TOWED 8+:
14.5mm 4+: 4 ZPU-2; ZPU-4;
23mm 4 ZU-23-2


DEPLOYMENT

  Côte D’Ivoire
  UN • UNOCI  1 avn unit

 
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   Ghana AF News:

Ghana’s air force to take delivery of four Mi-171s soon

• Ghana’s air force to take delivery of four Mi-171s soon  (5/15/2012)

Ghana orders two Airbus Military C295 aircraft

• Ghana orders two Airbus Military C295 aircraft  (8/14/2011)



 

 



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