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Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika)

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National Armed Forces (Nacionalo Brunoto Speku): Land Forces, Navy (Latvijas Juras Speki; includes Coast Guard (Latvijas Kara Flotes)), Latvian Air Force (Latvijas Gaisa Speki), Latvian Home Guard (Latvijas Zemessardze)

LATVIAN AIR FORCE Latvijas Gaisa spēki
Air Force 319 personnel. Main tasks are air space control and defence, maritime and land SAR and air transportation.

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type

Comd 1 AF HQ: Surv 1 sqn; Spt 1 sqn

AIRCRAFT No combat capable. Total 3 Aircrafts.
  (1 Ac sqn with)

Transport 4 Tpt ac:
3 Antonov An-2R Colt;
1 LET L-410UVP Turbolet

No armed capable. Total 9 Helicopters.
  (1 Hel sqn with)

Support 7 Spt hel:
4 Mil Mi-171V Hip-H;
3 Mil Mi-8MTV1 Hip-C;

Utility 2 Utl hel:
2 PZL Mi-2R/U Hoplite

  Air Force Staff Heaquarters: Riga
  Latvian AF Airfields and Airbase Organisation:

The Latvian Air Force is divided into three main areas: the flight season (Aviācijas Eskadriļa), the air defense - Division and air surveillance .

Lielvarde Air Base - 1. Aviation Squadron (1 Aviācijas Eskadriļa)
Helicopter Squadron (Helikopteru Posms): Mi-8, Mi-2
1. Transport Squadron (1 Transporta Posms): An-2, L-410
Lielvarde Air Base - National Guard Aviation Squadron (Zemessardze Aviacijas Eskadrila)
Patrol Squadron: An-2

Note: Latvia has 19 airports with paved runways (over 3,047 m: 1 2,438 to 3,047 m: 3 1,524 to 2,437 m: 5 914 to 1,523 m: 3 under 914 m: 7), and 23 airports with unpaved runways (under 914 m: 23)

Latvia AF

   Latvia AF News:

Baltic States Prepare for International Saber Strike Exercise

• Baltic States Prepare for International Saber Strike Exercise  (27.5.2013)


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