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Air Force
18,000
Flying hours 85 hrs/year

FORCES BY ROLE & EQUIPMENT BY TYPE
(many non-operational, many ac in store)

AIRCRAFT 580 combat capable
BBR 6: 1 sqn with 6 Tu-22B Blinder-A (storage)
FTR 200: 9+ sqn with 15 Mirage F-1ED; 65 MiG-25P / MiG-25PB / MiG-25PDS /MiG-25M Foxbat-A/B/D/E (storage); 70 MiG-23ML/MiG-23MLD / MiG-23MS Flogger-B; 45 MiG-21bis Fishbed-N; MiG-25PU Foxbat*
FGA 134: 7 sqn with 11 Su-24MK Fencer-D; 14 Mirage F-1AD; 40 MiG-23BN Flogger-H; 40 Su-22M-2 Fitter-J; 8 Su-22UM-3K Fitter-G; MiG-23UB Flogger-C*; 16 Soko J-21E Jastreb (Light Ground Attack)
Recce 2 sqn with 30 MiG-25R/RE Foxbat-B/D; Mirage 5DP30*(storage)
TKR 6: 4 Ilyushin Il-78 Midas; 2 KC-130H Hercules
TPT 90+: 7 sqn with 2 Antonov An-124 Condor; 15 Ilyushin IL-76T Candid-C / IL-76TD Candid-D / IL-76MD Candid-B; 1 An-72P Coaler; 2 An-74TK-300D Madcap; 8 An-32P Cline; 18 An-26-100 Curl ; 1 An-24 Coke; 4 An-2 Colt
14 C-130H Hercules; 2 L-100-20 Hercules; 3 L-100-30 Hercules; 1 C-130B Hercules;16 Alenia G-222; 15 Let L-410UVP-E Turbolet; 1 Boeing 707-320;1 Gulfstream II; 2 Dassault Falcon 50; 1 Ilyushin IL-62M
TRG 236: Trg sqns with 1 Tu-22U Blinder-D; 70 Soko G-2E Galeb / G-2A Galeb; 115 Aero L-39ZO Albatros; 15 MiG-23UB Flogger-C*; 3 MiG-25PU Foxbat*; 4 Mirage 5DP30*; 6 Mirage F-1BD*; 4 MiG-25UM Mongol-B ; 20 Aermacchi SF-260WL Warrior, PZL Mi-2 Hoplite

HELICOPTERS hel sqns with
ATK 44: 32 Mi-24DHind-D; 12 Mi-35 Hind-F
SPT 87: 4 CH-47C Chinook (hy); 2 Bell 212 Twin Huey; 35 Mi-17 (Mi-8MT) Hip-H / Mi-8T Hip-C (med); 30 PZL Mi-2 Hoplite
UTL 16: 5 AB-206A (Bell 206) Jet Ranger (lt); 11 SA-316 Alouette III (lt)

MSL
ASM
AS-11 Kilter; AS-7 Kerry; AS-9 Kyle; AT-2 Swatter
ARM AS-11 Kilter

AAM AA-2 Atoll; AA-6 Acrid; AA-7 Apex; AA-8 Aphid; R-550 Magic; R530

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Air Defence Command
Senezh AD comd and control system

FORCES BY ROLE
AD 5 region (with .3 AD bde each with 2024 SA-6 Gainful/SA-8 Gecko 23 AD bde each with 12 SA-3 Goa, 56 AD bde each with 18 SA-2 Guideline); 4 bde with SA-5A Gammon (each: 1 radar coy, 2 AD bn with 6 launcher, 4+ ADA bn with guns)

EQUIPMENT BY TYPE
AD
SAM
216+:
SP 72 SA-6 Gainful/SA-8 Gecko (216432 eff.)
TOWED 144: 108 SA-2 Guideline
STATIC SA-5A Gammon; 36 SA-3 Goa
GUNS some

 
Libyan Air Force MiG-21UM
Tu-22B Blinder-A
MiG-25R Foxbat-B
Sukhoi Su-24MK Fencer-D
MiG-23ML Flogger-B
Mirage F-1ED
Libya AF
Scheme
EMPTY


   Libya AF News:

Libyan National Army Air Force

• Libyan National Army Air Force "airstrikes"  (4/3/2016)

UK airman awarded for heroism in Libya

• UK airman awarded for heroism in Libya  (6/20/2013)

US Proposes C-130J Sale to Libya

• US Proposes C-130J Sale to Libya  (6/11/2013)


• Official: NATO May Look At Training For Libya  (6/3/2013)

• Libyan Air Force MiG-21 Jets on air surveillance along southern, eastern borders  (5/18/2013)

• US sending troops to Italy in case of Libya unrest  (5/16/2013)

• U.S. Marines in Spain on alert to evacuate Americans from Libya
 (5/10/2013)

• Europe's armsmakers scramble for Libya
 (2/20/2013)

• A Multinational Team Of Weapons Experts Has Destroyed 5,000 Libyan MANPADS
 (4/13/2012)

• A Multinational Team Of Weapons Experts Has Destroyed 5,000 Libyan MANPADS
 (4/13/2012)

• First images of Mig-21s in Free Libya Air Force markings
 (4/10/2012)

• U.S. Still Hunting for Missing Libyan MANPADS
 (2/1/2012)

• 5,000 Surface-to-Air Missiles Secured in Libya
 (12/11/2011)


 

 



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