Cyprus   Cyprus Natıonal Guard, Aır Force Command (Διοίκησης Αεροπορίας Κύπρου)
Republic of Cyprus (Kypriaki Dimokratia / Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti)

Cyprus Natıonal Guard, Aır Force  •  National Guard Air Defence Units  •  Coastal Defense  •  Police Aviation  •  Government Aviation  •  Department of Forests Aviation  •  Deployment  •  Foreign Air Forces

Republic of Cyprus: Cypriot National Guard (Ethniki Froura, EF; includes naval and air elements);

Active 10,050 personnel.(National Guard 10,050) Paramilitary 750 personnel. Reserve 50,000 (National Guard 50,000; Cypriot National Guard (CNG): 18-50 years of age for compulsory military service for all Greek Cypriot males; 17 years of age for voluntary service; length of service obligation is 24 months (2014)


CYPRUS NATIONAL GUARD, AIR FORCE COMMAND • Ethniki Froura, Diikissi Aeroporias (Διοίκησης Αεροπορίας Κύπρου)

Cyprus National Guard Air Wing


Forces by Role & Equipment by Type


AIRCRAFT 2 combat capable. Total 3 Aircraft.


Light Attack & Advanced Flying Training 2 Atk/AdvTrg ac:

2 Pilatus PC-9


Patrol & Light Transport 1 P/Lt Tpt ac:

1 Britten Norman BN.2B-21 Maritime Defender (Islander)


HELICOPTER 15 Attack capable. Total 17 Helicopters.


Anti-Armour Attack 15 Atk Hel:

11 Mil Mi-35P Hind-F;


Anti-Armour Attack & Liaison 6 Atk/Liaison Hel:

6 Aérospatiale  SA.342L-1 Gazelle (with HOT)


search and Rescue 7 SAR Hel:

4 Bell UH-1H Huey (Leased by Greek Army from 2002);

3 AW139 (Utility)


Utility & Liaison 4 Utl /Liaison Hel:

2 Bell 206C L-3 LongRanger

2 PZL Swidnik Kania Mi-2


Mil Mi-17 Hip-H (+ 3 on order)  

Mil Mi-26 Halo (+ 1 on order)


Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

UAV • Reconnaissance 1 Groups 2 RECCE UAV:

2 IAI Searcher 2




  Cyprus Defence Force Headquarters: xxxxx  
  Cyprus AF Airfields and Air Bases Organisation:



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Nicosia Geniko Epiteleio


Lakatamia Air Base

449 MAE Air Wing (449 Moira Antiarmatikon Elikopteron)

1st Platoon Squadron: SA342L (wfu)    

460 MED Squadron: AW139


Paphos/Intl (LCPH) Air Base

450 ME/P Air Wing (450 Moira Elikopteron)

1st Platoon Squadron: PC-9 (wfu?), BN2B-21 (wfu?)     

449 MAE Air Wing

2nd Platoon Squadron: Bell 206L-3

450 ME/PAir Wing

2nd Platoon Squadron: Mi-35P


Note: Cyprus has 13 airports with paved runways (2,438 to 3,047 m: 6 1,524 to 2,437 m: 3 914 to 1,523 m: 3 under 914 m: 1) and 2 airports with unpaved runways (under 914 m: 2) and 9 heliports. (2013)

Cyprus AF

   Cyprus AF News:

Cyprus high court orders retrial over Greek air disaster

• Cyprus high court orders retrial over Greek air disaster  (11.12.2012)

Cyprus plot seen as part of Iran's war

• Cyprus plot seen as part of Iran's war  (16.7.2012)

Joint STARS Exceeds 23,000 Flight Hours

• Joint STARS Exceeds 23,000 Flight Hours  (30.4.2007)


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