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Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (Sanghiya Loktāntrik Ganatantra Nepāl सङ्घीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्र नेपाल)

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Nepal Armed Forces: Active 95.753 (Army 95.753) Paramilitary 62.000 personnel.

NEPALESE ARMY AIR SERVICE
Air Wing 320 personnel.

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type

(incl Army AD units)

AIRCRAFT No combat capable. Total 8 Aircraft.

Transport 1 sqn with 8 Tpt ac:
1 Hawker Siddeley HS.748-2A Andover;
2 PZL M-28 Skytruck (Parachute Training & Light Transport);
2 Britten-Norman BN-2T Islander;
1 Short SC.7 Skyvan 3M;
2 Xi‘an MA60 (ordered);


HELICOPTER
No armed capable. Total 18 Helicopters.

VIP Transport 1 sqn with 3 VIP Tpt hel:
1 Eurocopter AS-332L Super Puma;
2 Bell 206L-3 Long Ranger II;

Support
9 Spt hel:
1 Aérospatiale SA-330G Puma;
1 Aérospatiale SA-330C Puma;
1 Eurocopter AS-350B3 Ecureuil;
1 Eurocopter AS-350B2 Ecureuil;
3 Mil Mi-17V-1 Hip-C (Mi-8MTV-3)
2 Mil Mi-17V-5 Hip-H (Mi-8MTV-5)

Utility
6 Utl hel:
1 HAL ALH Dhruv;
2 HAL SA-316 Lancer (Alouette III);
1 HAL SA-315B Cheetah (Alouette II);
2 Aérospatiale SA-316B Alouette III


Army Air Defence Systems
AD •
1 HQ AD (2 AD regt, 4 indep AD coy)
GUNS • TOWED 32+:
14.5mm 30 Type-56 (ZPU-4);
37mm (PRC);
40mm 2 L/60


FACILITIES

  Defence Air Force Garrison/Headquarters:
  Kathmandu, Surkhet, Dipayal

  Nepal Army Air Wing Airfields and Airbase Organisation:
  Kathmandu (VNKT) Airport
  11th Brigade: HS.748, M-28, BN-2, SA-330, Alouette II/III, AS-350, Lancer, Dhruv, Mi-17,   
  VIP Flight: AS-332, Bell 206
   
Some list of airports in Nepal
   Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu,
   Chandragadhi Airport, Jhapa
   Biratnagar Airport, Biratnagar
   Janakpur Airport, Janakpur
   Simara Airport, Bara
   Bharatpur Airport, Bharatpur
   Meghuli Airport, Bharatpur
   Pokhara Airport, Pokhara
   Jomsom Airport, Mustang
   Dang Airport, Tribhuvannagar
   Nepalgunj Airport, Nepalgunj
   Surkhet Airport, Birendranagar
   Jumla Airport, Jumla
   Dipayal Airport, Doti
   Mahendranagar Airport Mahendranagar
   Dhangadhi Airport

Note: Nepal has 11 airports with paved runways (over 3,047 m: 1 914 to 1,523 m: 9 under 914 m: 1), and 36 airports with unpaved runways (1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 914 to 1,523 m: 4 under 914 m: 31)

Nepal is attempting to integrate the 23,500-strong (Maoist) People’s Liberation Army (PLA) into the Nepalese national army. This process has been delayed.

 
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   Nepal AF News:

Nepal orders two Airbus A320s

• Nepal orders two Airbus A320s  (4/29/2013)



 

 



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