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IFOR Fact Sheet - Air Component

Miscellaneous Directory

From: Franco Veltri <fveltri@cpo-link.eucom.mil>

FACT SHEET

IFOR AIR COMPONENT

STATISTICS AS OF 26 JANUARY 1996:

Number of days since air assets were transferred to IFOR (from Deny Flight) = 36

Combat Air Patrol fighter sorties flown over Bosnia-Herzegovina = 475

Close Air Support and Air Strike sorties over Bosnia-Herzegovina = 2252

Sorties by SEAD, NAEW, tanker, reconnaissance and airborne command and control aircraft = 1389

PARTICIPATING FORCES:

Almost 5,500 personnel from 12 NATO countries -- Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States -- are deployed as part of the IFOR air component. NATO aircraft are available at air bases in France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the United Kingdom and on carriers in the Adriatic.

France:

- 5 x Mirage F-1CR reconnaissance aircraft at Istrana AB, Italy. - 4 x Mirage 2000K/D ground attack aircraft (plus 3 on recall) at Cervia AB. - 3 x F-1CT on call at Istrana AB. - 6 x Mirage 2000C fighter aircraft (plus 3 on recall) at Cervia AB, Italy. - 6 x Jaguar fighter bombers (plus 2 on recall) at Istrana AB, Italy. - 6 x Super Etendard fighter bombers on the aircraft carrier Clemenceau, when in the Adriatic - 1 x C-135 air-to-air refuelling aircraft at Istres AB, France. - 1 x E-3F AEW at Avord. - 3 x Puma search and rescue helicopters at Brindisi AB, Italy. - 1 x Myster Falcon 20 transport aircraft at Capodichino AB, Italy.

Germany:

- 14 x Tornado electronic warfare/recce aircraft, Piacenza AB, Italy. - 12 x C-160 transport aircraft based in Germany.

Greece:

- 2 x C-130 transport aircraft at Rimini AB, Italy.

Italy:

- 6 x Tornado fighter bomber aircraft at Gioia del Colle AB, Italy. - 2 x Tornado reconnaissance aircraft at Ghedi AB, Italy. - 6 x AMX fighter bomber aircraft at Rivolto AB, Italy. - 1 x C-130 transport aircraft at Pisa AB, Italy. - 4 x G-222 transport aircraft at Pisa AB, Italy. - 1 x B-707 air-to-air refuelling aircraft at Pratica Di Mare AB, Italy.

The Netherlands:

- 4 x F-16A fighter aircraft (plus 2 on recall) at Villafranca AB, Italy. - 5 x F-16A ground attack aircraft (plus 1 on recall) at Villafranca AB. - 3 x F-16A reconnaissance aircraft (plus 3 on recall) at Villafranca AB. - 1 x C-130 transport aircraft at Rimini AB, Italy. - 2 x F-27 transport aircraft at Rimini AB, Italy.

Norway:

- 3 x C-130 transport aircraft at Rimini AB, Italy.

Spain:

- 8 x EF-18 fighter/ground attack aircraft at Aviano AB, Italy. - 1 x CASA 212 transport aircraft at Dal Molin Military Airport, Italy. - 2 x KC-130 air-to-air refuelling aircraft at Aviano AB, Italy.

Turkey:

- 8 x F-16C fighter aircraft (plus 10 on recall) at Ghedi AB, Italy.

United Kingdom:

- 6 x F-3 Tornado fighter aircraft at Gioia del Colle AB, Italy. -10 x GR-7 Harrier ground attack aircraft at Gioia del Colle AB. - 2 x GR-7 Harrier reconnaissance aircraft at Gioia del Colle AB. - 6 x Sea Harrier dual-role capable aircraft on call on the aircraft carrier Illustrious when in the Adriatic. - 2 x L-1011 air-to-air refuelling aircraft at Palermo, Sicily. - 2 x E-3D aircraft at Aviano AB, Italy. - 2 x C-130 transport aircraft at Rimini AB, Italy.

United States:

-12 x USMC F-18D dual role aircraft, at Aviano AB, Italy. - 8 x USAF F-15E dual role aircraft at Aviano AB, Italy. -12 x USN FA-18C fighter aircraft on the aircraft carrier America, when in the Adriatic. -12 x USAF F-16C/D dual role capable at Aviano AB, Italy. -12 x USAF OA-10 ground attack aircraft at Aviano AB, Italy. - 6 x USN FA-18C dual role aircraft on the aircraft carrier America, when in the Adriatic. - 4 x USAF EC-130 airborne battlefield command and control centre aircraft at Aviano AB, Italy. - 2 x USAF EC-130 electronic warfare aircraft (1 on call) at Aviano AB, Italy. - 3 x USAF AC-130 gunship aircraft at Brindisi AB, Italy. - 6 x USMC EA-6B electronic warfare aircraft at Aviano AB. - 6 x USN EA-6B electronic warfare aircraft on the aircraft carrier America, when in the Adriatic. -10 x USAF KC-135 air-to-air refuelling aircraft at Pisa, Italy, and Istres, France. - 5 x USAF KC-10 air-to-air refuelling aircraft at Genova AB, Italy. - 6 x USMC AV-8 search and rescue aircraft on the Wasp amphibious assault ship, when in the Adriatic. - 8 x MH53J search and rescue helicopters at Brindisi AB, Italy. - 2 x HC-130P search and rescue aircraft at Brindisi AB, Italy. - 3x MH-60L search and rescue helicopters at Brindisi AB, Italy. - 6 x UH-60 helicopter gunships at Brindisi AB, Italy.

NATO Airborne Early Warning Force aircraft:

- 8 x E-3A aircraft at Geilenkirchen, Germany; Preveza and Trapani, Italy.

The French E-3F aircraft and those from the E-3A and E-3D Components of NATO's Airborne Early Warning Force (NAEWF) are supporting Operation DECISIVE ENDEAVOUR as well as the combined NATO/WEU Adriatic embargo enforcement Operation SHARP GUARD. The E-3A aircraft are flown by multi-national crews provided by 11 NATO nations.

This fact sheet supplements the basic IFOR fact sheet - it is current as of 26 January, 1996.

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