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  Iran   Islamic Republic of Paramilitary Aviation
Islamic Republic of Iran (Jomhuri-ye Eslāmi-ye Irān)

Iranian Air Force  •  Naval Aviation  •  Army Aviation  •  Deployment  •  Revolutionary Air Force  •  Paramilitary Aviation  •  Police Aviation  •  Other Aviation
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Paramilitary 40,000-60,000 personnel. Law-Enforcement Forces 40,000 – 60,000 (border and security troops); 450,000 on mobilisation (incl conscripts)

ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN PARAMILITARY AVIATION


Forces by Role & Equipment by Type

AIRCRAFT No combat capable. Total 2+ Aircrafts.

Transport sqn with
some Tpt ac:
2 Iran-140;
? Cessna 185 Skywagon
? Cessna 310


HELICOPTER No armed capable. Total 24 Helicopters.

Utility sqn with 24 Utl hel:
Agusta Bell AB-205A-1 Iroquois; (Bell 205)
Agusta Bell AB-206 JetRanger (Bell 206);


FACILITIES

  Paramilitary Aviation Main Headquarters: HQ Located at Tehran

Paramilitary Forces by Role (Current order of battle) & Organisations by Service Notes:
Part of armed forces in wartime
Patrol and Coastal Combatants 130 (Misc Boats/Craft 40 harbour craft PCI 90)
Basij Resistance Force up to 1,000,000 personnel on mobilisation: Paramilitary militia, with claimed membership of 12.6 million, including women and children; perhaps 1 million combat capable; in the process of closer integration with Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Ground Forces. Militia 2,500 bn (claimed); some (full time)
BASU ('Popular Mobilization Army') (Reserves) ~300,000  peacetime volunteers, mostly youths; strength up to 1,000,000 during periods of offensive ops. Small arms only; org into ~900 battalions, but not currently embodied for military operations
LAW-ENFORCEMENT FORCES (Ministry of Interior) ~40,000  including border-guard elements; about 90 patrol inshore, 40 harbor craft

 
F-4E (IRIAF)
IRIAF F-14A Tomcat
IRIAF MiG-29 Fulcrum
IRIAF Su-24MK Fencer-D
IRIAF MDD F-4E Phantom II
IRIAF Mirage F-1EQ / BQ
Iran AF
Scheme
IRIAF F-14A TOMCAT


   Iran AF News:

IRGC Navy Warns of Dire Consequences of US Warships' Amateur Behavior in Persian Gulf

• IRGC Navy Warns of Dire Consequences of US Warships' Amateur Behavior in Persian Gulf  (10.3.2017)

Iranian Navy Sends Fleet of Warships to Russia

• Iranian Navy Sends Fleet of Warships to Russia  (9.3.2017)

Iran Shows Offs Home-Made Hovercraft

• Iran Shows Offs Home-Made Hovercraft  (6.2.2015)


• Iran’s Navy: Asian Ambitions?  (6.4.2014)

• Iran needless of foreign aid for repairing copters: Cmdr.  (25.6.2013)

• Iran Navy to Get Advanced Cruise Missiles  (12.5.2013)

• Iranian F-5F Crashes in West Iran, 2 Pilots Killed
 (22.4.2013)

• U.S. jet warns Iranian fighter approaching Predator drone
 (31.3.2013)

• US Sec. of State tells Iraq to close airspace for Iranian planes ‘with Assad aid’
 (26.3.2013)

• US Sec. of State tells Iraq to close airspace for Iranian planes ‘with Assad aid’
 (26.3.2013)

• An Iranian F-4E tried to intercept U.S. MQ-1 Predator drone
 (15.3.2013)

• Iran Tests New Fakour 90 Air-to-Air Missile
 (10.2.2013)

• Under the skin of the new Iranian stealth fighter
 (7.2.2013)


 

 



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