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LITHUANIAN AIR FORCE • Lietuvos Karinés Oro Pajégos (LKOP)
Air Force 950 personnel. Flying hours 120 hrs/year

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type
(incl Air Defence units)
 
AIRCRAFT
No combat capable. Total 18 Aircraft.

Advanced Flying Training 4 Adv Trg ac:
1 Aero Vodochody L-39ZA Albatros;
3 Aero Vodochody L-39C Albatros;

Transport 12 Tpt ac:
3 Alenia C-27J Spartan;
2 LET L-410UVP Turbolet;
6 Antonov An-2TD Colt (Parachute Training)
1 Antonov An-26RV Curl;

Basic Flying Training 4 Basic Trg ac:
3 Yakovlev Yak-52;
1 Yakovlev Yak-18T Max;

HELICOPTER
No armed capable. Total 13 Helicopters.

Support 1 sqn with 13 Spt hel:
1 Mil Mi-8MTV-1 Hip-H
1 Mil Mi-8PS Hip-K;
4 Mil Mi-8T Hip-C (tpt/SAR)
3 Mil Mi-8T Hip-C (in storage);
4 PZL Mi-2 Hoplite (in storage);

Lithuanian Air Force Air Defence Systems
AD •
1 bn
AD
SAM RBS-70 AD system

FACILITIES
  Air base, Airspace Surveillance and Control Command (ASSCC),
  AD btn, armament and equipment repair depot

The Lithuanian Air Force Headquarters and the Airspace Surveillance and Control Command are located in Kaunas, while the Air Space Control Centre is stationed nearby in Karmėlava. Air Base and Air Force Armament and Equipment Repair Depot are located in Šiauliai. The Air defence battalion, formed in 2000, is located in the Radviliškis district.

Note: Republic of Lithuania has 26 airports with paved runways (over 3,047 m: 3 2,438 to 3,047 m: 1 1,524 to 2,437 m: 7 914 to 1,523 m: 2), and 55 airports with unpaved runways (over 3,047 m: 1 914 to 1,523 m: 3 under 914 m: 51)

 
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   Lithuania AF News:

NATO, Sweden train over the Baltics to enhance interoperability among allies

• NATO, Sweden train over the Baltics to enhance interoperability among allies  (4/7/2014)

Lithuanian and US Military Personnel Train Together at Kairiai

• Lithuanian and US Military Personnel Train Together at Kairiai  (6/12/2012)

F-4F Phantom of the German Air Force landed in Šiauliai

• F-4F Phantom of the German Air Force landed in Šiauliai  (1/2/2012)


• 2012 contingents of the Lithuanian Armed Forces will continue standby in the NATO Response Force  (12/29/2011)

• Alenia has recently signed a contract with the Lithuanian armed forces  (10/21/2011)

• Lithuanian L-39 crashes after collision with French Mirage  (8/31/2011)


 

 



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