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Republic of Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan Respublïkası / Республика Казахстан / Respublika Kazakhstan)

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Kazakhstan Armed Forces: Ground Forces, Navy, Air Mobile Forces, Air Defense Forces. Active: 49,000 personnel (Army 30,000 Navy 3,000 Air 12,000 MoD 4,000) Paramilitary 31,500. Terms of service 24 months

KAZAKHSTAN AIR AND AIR DEFENCE FORCES Qazaqstannyñ Qarūly küshteri • Sil Vozdushnoy Oborony Respubliki Kazakhstan

Air Force 12,000 personnel (1 air force div)
Flying hours 100 hrs/year

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type
(incl Air Defence)

AIRCRAFT 252+ combat capable. Total 311+ Aircrafts.

Multi-role Strike Fighter 2 regt with 54 Multi-role ac:
2 regt with 46 Sukhoi Su-27S Flanker-B; 8 Sukhoi Su-27UB Flanker-B; 

Air Defence (Interceptor) 2 regt with 116 Ftr ac:
1 regt with 34 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 Fulcrum; 5 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29UB Fulcrum;
1 regt with 32 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-31BM Foxhound-A;
1 regt with 12 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25RB Foxbat-B; 4 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25RU Foxbat;
1 regt with 12 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23MLD Flogger-K (100 MiG-23M Storage or Retired);
1 regt with 17 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23UB Flogger-C;

Fighter Ground Attack 4 regt with 70 FGA ac:
2 regt with 23 Sukhoi Su-24 Fencer-A;
1 regt with 14 Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot-A; 2 Sukhoi Su-25UB Frogfoot-A;
1 regt with 12 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-27M Flogger-J;
1 regt with 19 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-27D Flogger-D (Storage or Retired)

Reconnaissance 1 regt with 12 Recce ac:
1 regt with 12 Sukhoi Su-24MNR Fencer-E;

Transport Comd regt with 40 Tpt ac:
Tactical Transport 30 Tac Tpt ac:
2 Airbus Military C295 (Option on 6 more; delivery 2013)
1 Ilyushin Il-76M Candid-B (Storage);
1 Antonov An-72 Coaler;
5 Antonov An-30 Clank;
14 Antonov An-26 Curl-A;
1 Antonov An-24 Coke;
5 Antonov An-12BP Cub-A;
1 Ilyushin Il-18 Coot;
VIP Transport 10 Tac Tpt ac:
2 Airbus A330-200 (VIP transport; Chartered from Berkut Air)
1 Airbus A320-200 (VIP transport; Chartered from Berkut Air)
1 Boeing 757-200 (VIP transport; Chartered from Berkut Air)
1 Boeing 737-7EJ BBJ (VIP transport; P4-KAZ)
1 Tupolev Tu-154M Lux Careless (VIP transport; UP-T5401)
1 Tupolev Tu-134A Crusty (VIP transport; UN-65120)
1 Tu-134A-3 (VIP transport; UN-65683)
1 Yakovlev Yak-40 Codling (VIP transport; UN-87488)
1 Ilyushin Il-22 Coot-B (VIP Tpt);

Training some regt with 19 Trg ac:
15 Aero Vodochody L-39C Albatros (Advanced Flying Training);
4 Yakovlev Yak-18 Max;

HELICOPTER 42 Attack capable. Total 161 Helicopters.

Anti-Armour Attack hel some regt with 42 Atk hel:
42 Mil Mi-24V Hind-E (first 9 upgraded)

Support some regt with 108 Spt hel:
24 Mil Mi-26T/-26TZ Halo;
2 Mil Mi-6 Hook;
15 ANSAT Mi-17V-5 Hip-H;
13 Mil Mi-171V-5 Hip-H (Mi-8MTV);
50 Mil Mi-8T Hip-C;
4 Mil Mi-8PPA Hip-C;

Utility 1 regt with 11 Utl hel:
5 Bell UH-1H-2 Huey II;
6 Bell UH-1H Huey;

MISSILES
  ASM 3 Kh-29/AS-14 Kedge; AS-10 Karen; AS-11 Kilter; AS-7 Kerry; AS-9 Kyle.
  ARM AS-11 Kilter
  AAM AA-6 Acrid; AA-8 Aphid; AA-12 (on MiG-31BM)
  BVRAAM: 50 R-27/AA-10 Alamo, 4 R-23R/T/AA-7 Apex
  SRAAM: 4 R-73/AA-11 Archer

Air Force Air Defence Systems
AD SAM some regt with 100 SA-2 Guideline/SA-3 Goa; SA-10 Grumble (quad); SA-4 Ganef/SA-5 Gammon; SA-6 Gainful (60 eff.), 10 S-300PMU-1/SA-20A SAM system

• SAM 600+
SP 483+: 20 SA-6 Gainful; 27+ SA-4 Ganef /SA-5 Gammon static; 436 5V55U/SA-10C Grumble (quad)
TOWED 100 SA-2 Guideline; SA-3 Goa

RADAR
10 Litening Aircraft EO system (2010 Litening-3 version; for Su-27 combat aircraft modernized in Belarus to Su-27M2)  
2 N-001V Myech Combat ac radar (for Su-27UB combat aircraft modernized to Su-27UBM2 in Belarus)

FACILITIES
Kazakhstan Air Force Main Headquarters: Astana    

Kazakhstan AF Airfields and Air Bases Organization: VVS
Air Bases: Alma-Ata, Alma-Ata-Burunday, Balkhash, Logovoy, Nikolayevka, Stanchi Kambyl, Taldy Kurgan, Ucharal

Alma-Ata Air Base (600th Guards Air Base)
?? IAP: Su-27

Nikolayevka Air Base (600th Guards Air Base)
149 BAP: Su-24

Mykolaivka/Zhetigen Air Base - (600th Guards Air Base)
23 Su-24/MR, 32 MiG-29, 5 MiG-29UB
?? UAP: L-39, Yak-18

Chimkent Air Base – (602th Guards Air Base)
?? ShAP: 14 Su-25, Su-17s

Taldy Kurgan Air Base (604th Air Base)
129 APIB: 120 MiG-27/MiG-23

Zhangiztobe Air Base
134 APIB: MiG-27

Lahore Air Base
Lahore AFB: 14 Su-25, 2 Su-25UB

Lugovoy Air Base
715 IAP: MiG-23/27

Aktau Air Base – (605th Guards Air Base)
605 AFB: 16 Su-27, 2 Su-27UB

Ucharal Air Base – (607th Air Base)
486. OVP: 42 Mi-24, Mi-6, 14 Mi-8, 17 Mi-171SH,

Balkhash Air Base – (609th Guards Air Base)
39 ORAP: 16 MiG-25,
??: 12 Su-24MR
??: 12 L-39C

Karaganda Air Base – (610th Guards Air Base)
610 AFB: 29 MiG-31, 12 Su-27, 4 Su-27UB

Semipalatinsk Air Base (Sary-Arka Airport, Karaganda; 610th Air Base)
356 IAP: MiG-31
Training Air Base:
Taraz Air Base – (612th Air Base)
612 AFB: 24 MI-26, 4 Mi-8PPA, up to 40 Mi-8 helicopters.

Astana Air Base – (620th Regiment)
VIP transport

Almaty Air Base – (620th Regiment)
I-218 OSAP transport squadron: 5 An-12BP, 1 An-24, 14 An-26, 6 An-30, 1 Yak-40, 1 Tu-154B2, 1 Boeing-757-200

Alma-Ata-Burunday Air Base
?? ORAE: An-12/26/30

Stanchi Kambyl Air Base
157 OTBVP: Mi-8/17/26

Note: Kazakhstan has 65 airports with paved runways (3,047 m: 10 2,438 to 3,047 m: 26 1,524 to 2,437 m: 16 914 to 1,523 m: 5 under 914 m: 8), 32 airports with unpaved runways (over 3,047 m: 5 2,438 to 3,047 m: 6 1,524 to 2,437 m: 3 914 to 1,523 m: 5 under 914 m: 13) and 3 heliports

 
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   Kazakhstan AF News:

Pilot Killed in Kazakh MiG-31 Crash

• Pilot Killed in Kazakh MiG-31 Crash  (4/25/2013)

Lockheed M. Skyline™ System Operational as Kazakhstan’s National Air Traffic Management System

• Lockheed M. Skyline™ System Operational as Kazakhstan’s National Air Traffic Management System  (3/11/2013)

Success of the 1,800th Launch of Soyuz

• Success of the 1,800th Launch of Soyuz  (2/11/2013)


• Russia, Kazakhstan Sign Air Defense Agreement  (1/29/2013)

• Kazakhstan receives first two C295 aircraft  (1/19/2013)

• Kazakhstan Antonov An-72 plane crash kills 27people  (12/26/2012)

• Eurocopter Boosts Asian Prospects via Indonesia, Kazakhstan
 (6/8/2012)

• Kazakh Rescue Agency Receives KA-32A11BC Heicopter
 (5/4/2012)

• Another eight Eurocopter EC145s for Kazakhstan
 (5/3/2012)

• Another eight Eurocopter EC145s for Kazakhstan
 (5/3/2012)

• Kazakhstan orders two Airbus Military C295 aircraft
 (3/1/2012)

• Eurocopter delivers the first of six EC145s ordered by the Republic of Kazakhstan
 (12/20/2011)


 

 



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