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  Mauritania   Mauritanian Islamic Air Force • Force Aérienne de la Republique Islamique de Mauritanie • الجيش الموريتاني
Islamic Republic of Mauritania (Al Jumhuriyah al Islamiyah al Muritaniyah الجمهورية الإسلامية الموريتانية)

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Mauritanian Armed Forces: Army, Mauritanian Navy (Marine Mauritanienne; includes naval infantry), Islamic Air Force of Mauritania (Force Aerienne Islamique de Mauritanie, FAIM)

MAURITANIAN ISLAMIC AIR FORCE (MIAF)
• Force Aérienne de la Republique Islamique de Mauritanie (FAIM)
لجيش الموريتاني

Air Force 250 personnel.

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type


AIRCRAFT
4 combat capable. Total 25 Aircrafts.

Counter insurgency 1sqn with 9 Coin ac:
4 Embraer EMB-12F Tucano (Trg);
5 Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander;

Maritime Patrol
1sqn with 3 Mp ac:
2 Reims-Cessna FTB-337G Super Skymaster /Milirole (Recce)
1 EADS CASA C-212-200 Aviocar;

Transport
1 sqn with 9 Tpt ac:
1 Yakovlev Yak-40 Codling (VIP); 
2 de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo;
1 Xi‘an Y-7-100C (An-24)
2 Piper PA-31T Navajo/Cheyenne II;
2 Harbin Y-12-II Panda;
1 Basler Turbo BT-67 Dakota;

Basic Flying Training
4 Trg Ac:
4 SIAI-Marchetti SF-260E Warrior;


HELICOPTER No armed capable. Total 6 Helicopters.

Utility 6 Utl hel:
2 Harbin Z-9
4 Hughes MD 500 Defender


FACILITIES
  Mauritanian  Islamic Air Force Headquarters: Nouakchott

  MIAF Airfields and Airbases:
  Nouadhibou and Nouakchott Airport

Note: Mauritania has 9 airports with paved runways (2,438 to 3,047 m: 5 1,524 to 2,437 m: 4), and 19 airports with unpaved runways (1,524 to 2,437 m: 9 914 to 1,523 m: 8 under 914 m: 2)

 
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   Mauritania AF News:

Mauritania says air strikes hit Al Qaeda in Mali

• Mauritania says air strikes hit Al Qaeda in Mali  (5/16/2013)

Embraer Delivers A-29 Super Tucano to Mauritania

• Embraer Delivers A-29 Super Tucano to Mauritania  (10/22/2012)

Mauritanian Air Force Tucano crashes; pilot killed

• Mauritanian Air Force Tucano crashes; pilot killed  (8/27/2011)



 

 



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