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Republic of Paraguay (República del Paraguay / Tetã Paraguái)

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Armed Forces Command (Commando de las Fuerzas Militares): Army, National Navy (Armada Nacional, includes Marine Corps, Naval Aviation, and Coast Guard), Paraguayan Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Paraguay, FAP), Logistics Command, War Materiel Directorate. Active 10,650 personnel (Army 7,600 Navy 1,950 Air 1,100) Paramilitary 14,800 personnel. Terms of service 12 months Navy 2 years. Reserve 164,500 personnel (Joint 164,500)

PARAGUAYAN AIR FORCE • Fuerza Aérea Paraguay (FAP)
Air Force 900; 200 conscript (total 1,100 personnel)

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type

AIRCRAFT 15 combat capable. Total 63+ Aircrafts.

Counter insurgency & Light attack some sqns with 15 Coin Lt Atk ac:
3 Embraer EMB-326GB Xavante;
9 Embraer EMB-312 Tucano;
4 Lockheed AT-33A Shooting Star;
7 Aero Vodochody L-159 ALCA (On order)

Search and Rescue & Liaison some sqns with 9 SAR/Liaison ac:
1 Beech 33 Debonair;
2 Beech A36 Bonanza;
1 Cessna 402B Utiliner;
1 Cessna 402C Utiliner;
1 Cessna 210L Centurion;
1 Embraer EMB-720D Minuano;
1 Embraer EMB-721C Sertanejo (Piper PA-32R Saratoga);
1 Embraer EMB-810C Seneca (Piper PA-34 Seneca)

Utility some sqns with 7 Utl ac: 
3 Cessna U-206C Stationair 6 (liaison);
2 PZL-104 Wilga 80;
2 Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (Delivery 2012)

Air Transport Group some sqns with 13 Tpt ac:
1 British Aerospace HS. 125-400
4 CASA C-212-200 Aviocar;
1 CASA C-212-400 Aviocar;
1 Cessna 550 Citation II (VIP):
1 Cessna 207A Skywagon;
1 Cessna 180;
1 Cessna 185 Skywagon (U-17A);
1 De Havilland Canada DHC-6-200 Twin Otter;
1 Douglas C-47 Skytrain;
1 Douglas C-47 Dakota;
2  EADS CASA C-295 (on order)

Training some sqns with 19 Trg Ac:
7 Enaer T-35A Pillán (ECH-51A);
4 Enaer T-35B Pillán (ECH-51B);
6 Neiva T-25 Universal-1
2 North American AT-6G Texan

Storage or Retired 16 Aircrafts (in store or retired):
12 Aerotec T-23 Uirapuru (A-122A)
3 Cessna T-41D Mescalero (Cessna R172);
1 Cessna 310H;


HELICOPTER No armed capable. Total 15+ Helicopters.
  (Hel some sqns with)

VIP Transport 1 VIP Tpt hel:
1 Bell 427          

Support 3 Spt hel:
3 Helicopteros do Brasil SA (Helibras) HB-350 Esquilo

Utility 10 Utl hel:
7 Bell 205 (UH-1H Huey);
3 Bell 204 (UH-1B Iroquois)

Rotary Flying Training 1 Trg hel:
1 Hughes 269A

Storage or Retired 5 Helicopters (in store or retired):
1 Agusta A-109A Hirundo MK.2 (VIP)
2 Hiller UH-12SL-4 Raven
2 Bell OH-13A Sioux
 

FACILITIES
  Paraguayan Air Force Main Headquarters: HQ Located at Asunción
  Fuerza Aérea Paraguaya Airfields and Airbases Organisation (Current Order of Battle):

  Air Bases: Asuncion-Silvio Pettirossi, Campo Grande, Ciudad del Este, Concepcion
  BAM Nhu Guazu, Campo Grande

BRIGADA AÉREA (Air Brigade)
Asunción/Base Aérea Ñu Guazú

Grupo Aerotáctico
(Air Tactical Group)
Asunción/Base Aérea Pettirossi)

1° Escuadrón de Caza 'Guarani' (Escuadrilla 'Orion' y 'Centauro'), none active
Asunción-Silvio Pettirossi IAP (SGAS)
Escuadrilla 'Centauro': EMB-326GB (DISBANDED)
Escuadrilla 'Orion': EMB-326G (DISBANDED)

2° Escuadrón de Caza 'Indios' (Escuadrilla 'Taurus' y 'Scorpio'), none active
BAM Concepción
Escuadrilla 'Scorpio': F-5E/F, AT-33A (DISBANDED)
Escuadrilla 'Taurus': F-5E/F, AT-33A (DISBANDED)

3º Escuadrón de Reconocimiento y Ataque 'Moros' (Reconnaissance and Attack Squadron)
Asunción-Silvio Pettirossi IAP
Escuadrilla 'Gamma': EMB-312
Escuadrilla 'Omega': EMB-312

Grupo Aéreo de Helicópteros (Helicopters Air Group)
BAM Nhu Guazu (Asunción/Base Aérea Ñu-Guanzu)
Escuadrón: UH-1H, HB-350B
Escuadrón: UH-1B, UH-12, Bell 47G (DISBANDED)
Escuadrón Presidencial: A-109A

Grupo Aéreo de Instrucción (Instrucción Air Group)
BAM Nhu Guazu
Escuadrón Aerotec: T-23 (DISBANDED)
Escuadrón Fenix': T-25A
Escuadrón 'Antares': T-35A/B, AT-6G (DISBANDED)
Escuadrilla 'Pantera': T-35A/B,
Escuadrilla 'Halcón': T-35A/B

Grupo de Transporte Aéreo (Transport Air Group)
Asunción/Base Aérea Pettirossi IAP
Transporte Aéreo Militar; C-118, C-212, C-47A, C-131
Asuncion/Base Aérea Ñu Guazu
Escuadrilla de Transporte aéreo: C-212

Grupo Aéreo de Transporte Especial (Special Transport Air Group)
Asunción/Base Aérea Ñu Guazu
Escuadrilla: Cessna 206/210N/402B, PA 32R, PZL 104
Escuadrilla: UH-1H, HB350B
Grupo de Transporte Especiales
Asunción-Silvio Pettirossi IAP
Escuadrilla: Cessna 206/402, T-41

Asunción/Base Aérea Pettirossi
Escuadrilla Presidencial: DHC-6

Grupo Aéreo Fotogramétrico
(GAF) (Photogrammetric Air Group)
Grupo Aéreo Mantenimiento (SEMAR) (Maintenance Air Group)

BRIGADA AEROTRANSPORTADA 'SILVIO PETTIROSSI' (Airborne Brigade)
Asunción/Base Aérea Ñu Guazu
Bat. Paracaid. (Para.batt.)
Bat. Apoy.Sev (Longist.Batt).
Escu. Paracaid. (Para. School)
Bat. Inf. Aeromo.( Airmobail batt.)
Bat.Securit. (Sec.Batt)

COMANDO DE REGIONES AÉREAS
Comando Reg.Or.
Comando Reg. Oc.
Direcc. Meteo.

BRIGADA LOGÍSTICA

Unid. de Apoyo
Unid. de Servicio

COMANDO DE INSTITUTOS AERONÁUTICOS DE ENSEÑANZA
Concepción/Base Aérea de Peralta


Note: Paraguay has 15 airports with paved runways (over 3,047 m: 3 1,524 to 2,437 m: 7 914 to 1,523 m: 5), and 785 airports with unpaved runways (1,524 to 2,437 m: 25 914 to 1,523 m: 290 under 914 m: 470)

Official website: http://www.mdn.gov.py (Ministerio de Defensa Nacional)

 
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