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Tunisian Republic (République tunisienne / al-Jumhūriyya at-Tūnisiyya (Tunis) الجمهورية التونسية )

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Tunisian Armed Forces (Forces Armees Tunisiens, FAT): Army, Navy, Republic of Tunisia Air Force (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Jamahiriyah At'Tunisia) Active 35,800 (Army 27,000 Navy 4,800 Air 4,000) Paramilitary 12,000

TUNISIAN AIR FORCE • Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Jamahiriyah At'Tunisia (AQJJAT) القوات الجوية التونسية
Air Force 4,000 personnel.

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type

AIRCRAFT 33 combat capable. Total 174 Aircrafts.

Air Defence (Interceptor) 1 sqn with 15 Ftr ac:
12 Northrop F-5E Tiger II
3 Northrop F-5F Tiger II 

Fighter Ground Attack/CCT 1 sqn with 6 CCT Ac:
3 Aermacchi MB-326KT;
3 Aermacchi MB-326LT*;

Transport 1 sqn with 20 Tpt ac:
2 Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Super Hercules (Delivery 2013-2014)
2 Lockheed C-130H Hercules;
1 Lockheed C-130E Hercules;
8 Lockheed C-130B Hercules;
5 Aeritalia G-222;
1 Dassault Falcon 20;
3 Let L-410 Turbolet;

Liaison 1 sqn with 2 Liaison/Utl ac:
2 SIAI-Marchetti S-208A;

Training 3 sqn with 32 Trg ac:
Advanced flying training and CCT 1 sqn with 9 Adv Trg & CCT Ac:
12 Aero Vodochody L-59T Super Albatros;
4 Aermacchi MB-326B;
Basic flying training 2 sqn with 18 Bsc Trg Ac:
6 SIAI-Marchetti SF-260CT Warrior
12 SIAI-Marchetti SF-260WT Warrior

HELICOPTER No armed capable. Total 75 Helicopters

Transport & Utility hel 2 sqn with 75 Utl Tpt hel:
11 Sikorsky HH-3E (Pelican) Sea King;
1 Agusta Bell 412
2 Bell UH-1N Twin Huey;
20 Bell UH-1H Huey;
15 Agusta Bell AB-205 Iroquois (Bell UH-1D);
6 Eurocopter AS-350B Ecureuil (Spt);
1 EurocopterAS-365 Dauphin 2;
6 Aérospatiale SA-313 Dauphin ;
3 Aérospatiale SA-316 Alouette III;


Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
UAV • Reconnaissance 1 sqn with 12 Recce UAV:
NASNAS MK1 short range UAVs
Super Nasnas short range UAVs
Jbelassa UAV

RADAR
4 TRS-2215/2230 Air search radar
4 TRS-2100 Tiger-S Air search radar
12 Giraffe-40 Air search radar

MISSILES
AAM AIM-9J Sidewinder
AGM AGM-65A Maverick, Raytheon BGM-71C Improved-Tow (for MD-500 Defender Helicopters)
ASM MBDA HOT for SA-342 Helicopters

FACILITIES
Tunisia Air Force Main Headquarters: Bizerte HQ

  Tunisian Air Force Airfields and Air Bases Organization:

  Bizerte-Sidi Ahmed (DTTB) Air Base
11. Squadron: MB326KT/B/LT            
15. Squadron: F-5E/F
21. Squadron: C-130B/H, G-222, S-208A        
31. Squadron: UH-1H, AB205, Alouette III
32. Squadron: UH-1H, AB205, Ecureuil, Alouette II
33. Squadron: SA-330, AS-355F, SA-365C
36. Squadron: HH-3E

  Gafsa (DTTF) Air Base
16. Squadron: L-59T  
? . Squadron: UH-1H, AB-205

Sfax -Thyna (DTTX) Air Base
13. Squadron: SF-260WT       
14. Squadron: SF-260CT        
36. Squadron: HH-3E
? . Squadron: AB-205, AS-350

Note: Tunisia has 16 airports with paved runways (over 3,047 m: 4 2,438 to 3,047 m: 6 1,524 to 2,437 m: 2 914 to 1,523 m: 4) and 16 airports with unpaved runways (1,524 to 2,437 m: 2 914 to 1,523 m: 7 under 914 m: 7)

Official Web site: http://www.defense.tn/ar/index.php

 
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   Tunisia AF News:

Tunisia Gets First C-130J

• Tunisia Gets First C-130J  (4/5/2013)

Tunisia’s First C-130J Sees Daylight

• Tunisia’s First C-130J Sees Daylight  (1/25/2013)

Tunisia Refurbishment of Twelve SH-60F Helicopters

• Tunisia Refurbishment of Twelve SH-60F Helicopters  (2/19/2011)



 

 



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