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Military - East African Air Forces


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East African Federation
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East African Air Forces


Type
Air Force

Place of origin
East African
Federation

Service history

In service
1962 -

Wars
1963 Tigray Insurgency
The Retribution
Hagenia Revolution
Operation Justice
Operation Righteous Shield
East Afro-Portuguese War
Mozambican Insurgency
Genocide In Rwanda


East African Air Forces

Background


The East African Air Forces (EAAF) is the air force of the East African Federation and one of three branches of the East African Defense Forces. The EAAF was founded in 1962 following the creation of the East African Federation and was founded out of the Ethiopian Federal Army and later incorporating the Somali Air Force in late 1962 and the Djibouti Air Force in 1975. The East African Air Forces are the third largest air force on the African Continent behind The Confederate Prussian Empire and Not Xav.

History


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Organization
Squadrons are the basic organization of aircraft within the East African Air Forces. Each Squadron consists of roughly 5-10 aircraft, however some bomber squadrons and reconnaissance/ASW squadrons consist of far fewer than even 5.

TRAINERS

Squadron Name

Nickname

Command

Air Force

Wing

Base

Aircraft

1st Trainer &
Special Ceremony
Squadron

Turacos

Highlands Air Command

Special Capital Air Force

2nd TW

EAAFB Kello,
Amhara

8x Soko G-4
Super Galeb

2nd Trainer
& Special Ceremony
Squadron

Birds of Prey

Highlands Air Command

Special Capital Air Force

2nd TW

EAAFB Kello,
Amhara

8x Su-25T

2nd Trainer
Squadron

Highlands Air Command

18th Air Force

4th TW

EAAFB Gondar,
Amhara

8x Soko G-4
Super Galeb

4th Trainer
Squadron

Highlands Air Command

18th Air Force

4th TW

EAAFB Gondar,
Amhara

8x Soko G-4
Super Galeb

9th Trainer
Squadron

Somali Air Command

17th Air Force

6th TW

EAAFB Kismayo,
Somalia

8x Soko G-4
Super Galeb

10th Trainer
Squadron

Somali Air Command

17th Air Force

3rd TW

EAAFB Kismayo,
Somalia

8x Soko G-4
Super Galeb

9th Trainer
Squadron

Indian Ocean
Air Command

15th Air Force

11th TW

EAAFB Mitsamiouli,
Comoros

8x Soko G-4
Super Galeb

INTERCEPTORS

Squadron Name

Nickname

Command

Air Force

Wing

Base

Aircraft

3rd Interceptor
Squadron

Tadjoura Air Command

2nd Air Force

272nd FW

EAAFB Omar Guelleh,
Obock

8x Su-27UBK

9th Interceptor
Squadron

Tadjoura Air Command

2nd Air Force

272nd FW

EAAFB Omar Gulleh,
Obock

8x Su-27UBK

14th Interceptor
Squadron

Red Sea Air Command

9th Air Force

343rd FW

EAAFB Foro,
Hamasien

8x Su-27UBK

17th Interceptor
Squadron

Red Sea Air Command

9th Air Force

343rd FW

EAAFB Foro,
Hamasien

8x Su-27UBK

33rd Interceptor
Squadron

Southern Air Command

12th Air Force

12th FW

EAAFB Omo,
Jinka

8x Su-27UBK

43rd Interceptor
Squadron

Southern Air Command

12th Air Force

12th FW

EAAFB Omo,
Jinka

8x Su-27UBK

44th Interceptor
Squadron

Somali Air Command

17th Air Force

453rd FW

EAAFB Kismayo,
Somalia

10x MiG-29A

62nd Interceptor
Squadron

Somali Air Command

17th Air Force

453rd FW

EAAFB Kismayo,
Somalia

10x MiG-29A

64th Interceptor
Squadron

Somali Air Command

17th Air Force

453rd FW

EAAFB Kismayo,
Somalia

8x MiG-29SM

67th Interceptor
Squadron

Highlands Air Command

18th Air Force

453rd FW

EAAFB Gondar,
Amhara

8x MiG-29SM

FIGHTERS

Squadron Name

Nickname

Command

Air Force

Wing

Base

Aircraft

4th Fighter
Squadron

Indian Ocean
Air Command

15th Air Force

648th FW

EAAFB Mitsamiouli,
Comoros

4x F-14A

5th Fighter
Squadron

Indian Ocean
Air Command

15th Air Force

648th FW

EAAFB Mitsamiouli,
Comoros

4x F-14A

12th Fighter
Squadron

Indian Ocean
Air Command

15th Air Force

648th FW

EAAFB Mitsamiouli,
Comoros

3x Yak-41M

16th Fighter
Squadron

Arabian Sea
Air Command

2nd Air Force

14th FW

EAAFB Hadibu,
Somalia

6x F-16D

18th Fighter
Squadron

Arabian Sea
Air Command

2nd Air Force

14th FW

EAAFB Hadibu,
Somalia

6x F-16D

21st Fighter
Squadron

Highlands Air Command

Special Capital Air Force

1st FW

EAAFB Kello,
Amhara

6x F-16A

26th Fighter
Squadron

Somali Air Command

17th Air Force

453rd FW

EAAFB Kismayo,
Somalia

6x F-16A

26th Fighter
Squadron

Tadjoura Air Command

2nd Air Force

272nd FW

EAAFB Hargeisa,
Somaliland

6x F-16C

31st Fighter
Squadron

Southern Air Command

12th Air Force

12th FW

EAAFB Omo,
Jinka

6x F-16B

36th Fighter
Squadron

Ugandan Air Command

21st Air Force

444th FW

EAAFB Entebbe,
Buganda

6x F-16C

37th Fighter
Squadron

Ugandan Air Command

21st Air Force

444th FW

EAAFB Entebbe,
Buganda

6x F-16B

59th Fighter
Squadron

Indian Ocean
Air Command

15th Air Force

649th FW

EAAFB Nyerereville,
Aftar

x12 Yak-41

61st Fighter
Squadron

Indian Ocean
Air Command

15th Air Force

649th FW

EAAFB Nyerereville,
Aftar

x12 Yak-41

62nd Fighter
Squadron

Indian Ocean
Air Command

15th Air Force

648th FW

EAAFB Mutsamudu,
Ndzuwani

x12 Yak-41

88th Fighter
Squadron

Red Sea Air Command

9th Air Force

648th FW

EAAFB Nakfa,
Tigray-Hamasien

x4 F-14A

96th Fighter
Squadron

Ugandan Air Command

21st Air Force

444th FW

EAAFB Entebbe,
Buganda

x4 F-14A

101st Fighter
Squadron

Flying Yaks

Arabian Sea
Air Command

2nd Air Force

14th FW

EAAFB Hadibu,
Somalia

3x Yak-41M

STRIKE FIGHTERS

Squadron Name

Nickname

Command

Air Force

Wing

Base

Aircraft

41st Strike
Squadron

Tadjoura Air Command

2nd Air Force

272nd FW

EAAFB Omar Guelleh,
Obock

10x F-4E Phantom II

77th Strike
Squadron

Ugandan Air Command

21st Air Force

444th FW

EAAFB Entebbe,
Buganda

10x F-4E Phantom II

78th Strike
Squadron

Indian Ocean
Air Command

15th Air Force

648th FW

EAAFB Mutsamudu,
Ndzuwani

10x F-4E Phantom II

91st Strike
Squadron

Somali Air Command

15th Air Force

452nd FW

EAAFB Baidoa,
Somalia

10x F-4E Phantom II

92nd Strike
Squadron

Somali Air Command

15th Air Force

452nd FW

EAAFB Baidoa,
Somalia

10x F-4E Phantom II

100th Strike
Squadron

Highlands Air Command

18th Air Force

453rd FW

EAAFB Gondar,
Amhara

10x F-4E Phantom II

105th Strike
Squadron

Southern Air Command

12th Air Force

12th FW

EAAFB Omo,
Jinka

3x F/A-18A

107th Strike
Squadron

Arabian Sea
Air Command

2nd Air Force

14th FW

EAAFB Hadibu,
Somalia

3x F/A-18A

108th Strike
Squadron

Arabian Sea
Air Command

2nd Air Force

14th FW

EAAFB Hadibu,
Somalia

3x F/A-18A

111th Strike
Squadron

Ugandan Air Command

21st Air Force

14th FW

EAAFB Fort Portal,
West Bantuland

3x F/A-18C

112th Strike
Squadron

Ugandan Air Command

21st Air Force

14th FW

EAAFB Fort Portal,
West Bantuland

3x F/A-18C

114th Strike
Squadron

Indian Ocean
Air Command

15th Air Force

649th FW

EAAFB Nyerereville,
Aftar

3x F/A-18C

117th Strike
Squadron

Indian Ocean
Air Command

15th Air Force

649th FW

EAAFB Nyerereville,
Aftar

3x F/A-18C

117th Strike
Squadron

Tadjoura Air Command

2nd Air Force

272nd FW

EAAFB Omar Guelleh,
Obock

3x F/A-18B

121st Strike
Squadron

Red Sea Air Command

9th Air Force

343rd FW

EAAFB Foro,
Tigray-Hamasien

3x F/A-18B

121st Strike
Squadron

Red Sea Air Command

9th Air Force

343rd FW

EAAFB Foro,
Tigray-Hamasien

3x F/A-18B

122nd Strike
Squadron

Southern Air Command

12th Air Force

12th FW

EAAFB Omo,
Jinka

3x F/A-18D

130th Strike
Squadron

Southern Air Command

12th Air Force

12th FW

EAAFB Omo,
Jinka

3x F/A-18D

131st Strike &
Special Ceremony
Squadron

Angels of Finfinne

Highlands Air Command

Special Capital Air Force

1st FW

EAAFB Kello,
Amhara

3x F/A-18D

CLOSE AIR SUPPORT CRAFT

Squadron Name

Nickname

Command

Air Force

Wing

Base

Aircraft

50th Close Air
Support Squadron

Ugandan Air Command

21st Air Force

3rd CASW

EAAFB Entebbe,
Buganda

8x Su-25UBK

51st Close Air
Support Squadron

Ugandan Air Command

21st Air Force

3rd CASW

EAAFB Entebbe,
Buganda

8x Su-25UBK

59th Close Air
Support Squadron

Highlands Air Command

18th Air Force

8th CASW

EAAFB Dinka,
Debre Markos

8x Su-25UBK

64th Close Air
Support Squadron

Somali Air Command

15th Air Force

10th CASW

EAAFB Baidoa,
Somalia

8x Su-25UBK

68th Close Air
Support Squadron

Tadjoura Air Command

2nd Air Force

12th CASW

EAAFB Hargeisa,
Somaliland

8x Su-25UBK

70th Close Air
Support Squadron

Tadjoura Air Command

2nd Air Force

12th CASW

EAAFB Hargeisa,
Somaliland

6x Soko J-22 Orao

71st Close Air
Support Squadron

Highlands Air Command

18th Air Force

16th CASW

EAAFB Gondar,
Amhara

6x Soko J-22 Orao

71st Close Air
Support Squadron

Southern Air Command

12th Air Force

17th CASW

EAAFB Omo,
Jinka

6x Soko J-22 Orao

88th Close Air
Support Squadron

Indian Ocean
Air Command

15th Air Force

20th CASW

EAAFB Mutsamudu,
Ndzuwani

6x Soko J-22 Orao

BOMBERS

Squadron Name

Nickname

Command

Air Force

Wing

Base

Aircraft

13th Strategic
Bombing Squadron

Arabian Sea
Air Command

18th Air Force

1st SBW

EAAFB Hadibu,
Somalia

4x Tu-22M

15th Strategic
Bombing Squadron

Highlands Air Command

18th Air Force

2nd SBW

EAAFB Gondar,
Amhara

4x Tu-22M

24th Strategic
Bombing Squadron

Somali Air Command

15th Air Force

7th SBW

EAAFB Baidoa,
Somalia

4x Tu-22M

25th Strategic
Bombing Squadron

Indian Ocean
Air Command

15th Air Force

8th SBW

EAAFB Mutsamudu,
Ndzuwani

4x Tu-22M

46th Strategic
Bombing Squadron

Tadjoura Air Command

2nd Air Force

10th SBW

EAAFB Hargeisa,
Somaliland

6x Ba-92A

47th Strategic
Bombing Squadron

Somali Air Command

15th Air Force

7th SBW

EAAFB Baidoa,
Somalia

6x Ba-92A

51st Strategic
Bombing Squadron

Ugandan Air Command

21st Air Force

16th SBW

EAAFB Fort Portal,
Somalia

6x Ba-92A

74th Strategic
Bombing Squadron

Red Sea Air Command

9th Air Force

21st SBW

EAAFB Nakfa,
Tigray-Hamasien

7x Ba-92B

75th Strategic
Bombing Squadron

Highlands Air Command

18th Air Force

23rd SBW

EAAFB Dinka,
Debre Markos

7x Ba-92B

84th Strategic
Bombing Squadron

Red Sea Air Command

9th Air Force

21st SBW

EAAFB Assab,
Denkalia-Afar

7x Ba-92B

99th Strategic
Bombing Squadron

Indian Ocean
Air Command

9th Air Force

21st SBW

EAAFB Nyerereville,
Aftar

7x Ba-92B

106th Strategic
Bombing Squadron

Indian Ocean
Air Command

9th Air Force

21st SBW

EAAFB Djassiville,
Aftar

2x Tu-22K

109th Strategic
Bombing Squadron

Somali Air Command

15th Air Force

7th SBW

EAAFB Baidoa,
Somalia

x2 Tu-22K

113th Strategic
Bombing Squadron

Arabian Sea
Air Command

2nd Air Force

10th SBW

EAAFB Hadibu,
Somalia

x4 Tu-22K

142nd Strategic
Bombing Squadron

Highlands Air Command

18th Air Force

23rd SBW

EAAFB Dinka,
Debre Markos

x2 Tu-22K

RECONNAISSANCE

Squadron Name

Nickname

Command

Air Force

Wing

Base

Aircraft

7th Strategic
Surveillance Squadron

Ugandan Air Command

21st Air Force

3rd SRW

EAAFB Entebbe,
Buganda

2x Tu-22R

29th Strategic
Surveillance Squadron

Southern Air Command

12th Air Force

1st SRW

EAAFB Omo,
Jinka

2x Tu-22R

32nd Maritime
Relay Squadron

Tadjoura Air Command

East African
Naval Avionics

1st Maritime Relay Wing,
East African Naval Avionics

EAAFB Aptidon,
Obock

1x Tu-142MR

45th Maritime
Relay Squadron

Indian Ocean
Air Command

East African
Naval Avionics

3rd Maritime Relay Wing,
East African Naval Avionics

EAAFB Djassiville,
Aftar

1x Tu-142MR

48th Maritime
Relay Squadron

Indian Ocean
Air Command

East African
Naval Avionics

3rd Maritime Relay Wing,
East African Naval Avionics

EAAFB Mutsamudu,
Ndzuwani

1x Tu-142MR

49th Maritime
Relay Squadron

Indian Ocean
Air Command

East African
Naval Avionics

3rd Maritime Relay Wing,
East African Naval Avionics

EAAFB Mitsamiouli,
Comoros

1x Tu-142MR

Equipment


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Ballistic Missiles

Image

Country of Origin

Number in Service

Leclère I

East Africa

70

Leclère RM-99

East Africa

14

Trainers

Image

Country of Origin

Number in Service

Pilatus PC-7

Switzerland

20

Soko G-4
Super Galeb

Yugoslavia

48

Fighters

Image

Country of Origin

Number in Service

SFA-18GA/AA Catbird

East Africa

16/16(In Development)

F-14A Tomcat

U.S

16

F-16A/B/C/D Fighting Falcon

U.S.

12/12/12/12

Yakolev Yak-41/M

Russian Federation

36/6

Interceptors

Image

Country of Origin

Number in Service

Sukhoi Su-27UBK

Soviet Union

48

MiG-29A/SM

Soviet Union

20/16

Strike Fighters

Image

Country of Origin

Number in Service

F-4E Phantom II

U.S.

60

F/A-18A/B/C/D Hornet

U.S.

9/9/9/9

Close Air
Support

Image

Country of Origin

Number in Service

Sukhoi Su-25UBK/T

Soviet Union

40/8

Soko J-22 Orao

Yugoslavia

24

Bombers

Image

Country of Origin

Number in Service

BA-92A/B Aksum

East Africa

18/28

Tu-22M

Soviet Union

20

Tu-22K/R/P

Soviet Union

10/4/2

Utility and
Transport

Image

Country of Origin

Number in Service

TU-142MR

Soviet Union

4

Antonov An-30

Soviet Union

24

Antonov An-24

Soviet Union

24

Antonov An-22

Soviet Union

4

Kawasaki C-1

Japan

16

Weapons Systems

Image

Country of Origin

Number in Service

AIM-7 Sparrow

U.S.

2,000

AIM-9 Sidewinder

U.S.

1,200

MIM-23 Hawk

U.S.

350

AIM-120 AMRAAM

U.S.

250

AIM-54 Phoenix

U.S.

425

P-270 Moskit

Soviet Union

500

K-10S

Soviet Union

Needs Fulfilled

KSR-2

Soviet Union

Needs Fulfilled

KS-1 Komet

Soviet Union

250

Kh-22

Soviet Union

1,020

Kh-32

Soviet Union

650

Kh-55

Soviet Union

300

AGM-45 Shrike

U.S.

150

AGM-88 HARM

U.S.

100

AGM-84 Harpoon

U.S.

120

AGM-65 Maverick

U.S.

3,000

Leclère ABM-I

East Africa/Italy

2,000

Mark 82

U.S.

10,000

F.D.B. 10,000kg

East Africa

130

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