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Georgian Armed Forces: Land Forces (include Air and Air Defense Forces); separatist Abkhazia Armed Forces: Ground Forces, Air Forces; separatist South Ossetia Armed Forces

GEORGIAN AIR FORCE  •  sak’art’velos samxedro-sahaero dzalebi

Air Force 1,310 personnel. (incl 290 conscript)

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type
1 avn base, 1 hel air base
(incl AD units)


AIRCRAFT 11 Combat Capable. Total 40 Aircraft.

Fighter Ground Attack 1 sqns with 10 FGA ac:
3 Sukhoi Su-25KM Scorpion;
7 Sukhoi Su-25K Frogfoot-A;
1 Sukhoi Su-25UB Frogfoot-B (Operational Conversion);
? Sukhoi Su-17M Fitter-C (in storage)

Transport 1 sqn with 9 Tpt ac
6 Antonov An-2 Colt;
1 Tupolev Tu-134A-3 Crusty (VIP);
2 Yakovlev Yak-40 Codling
 
Advanced Flying Training 1 sqns with 15 Trg ac:
2 MiG-21UM Mongol-B;
4Aero Vodochody L-39C Albatros;
9 Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin;

Basic Flying Training Trg sqns with 5 Trg ac:
4 Yakovlev Yak-52;
1 Yakovlev Yak-18T Max;


HELICOPTER 13 Armed capable. Total 39 Helicopters.

Anti-Armour Attack 1 sqn with 11 Atk hel:
3 Mil Mi-24V Hind-E
3 Mil Mi-24 Hind-A;
3 Mil Mi-24K Hind-G2;(recce)
2 Mil Mil Mi-24RKhR Hind-G1;(recce)

Anti-Submarine Warfare 2 ASW hel:
2 Mil Mi-14PS Haze-C

Utility 1 sqn with 7 Utl hel:
7 Bell UH-1H Iroquois

Support
1 sqn with 19 Spt hel:
2 Mil Mi-17 Hip-E;
16 Mil Mi-8T Hip-C;
1 PZL Mi-2 Hoplite;

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

• UAV • Reconnaissance 1 sqn with Recce UAV:
Elbit Hermes 450; Elbit Skylark

MISSILES
  AAM:  AA-11 (R-73) Archer; Python 5

BOMBS
  Laser-Guided bomb:GBU-16
  Low-Drag General Purpose bomb: Mark 83; Mark 82


Georgian Air Force Air Defence Systems
AD • SAM
1-2 bn Buk-MI (SA-11 Gadfly),
8 Osa-AK (SA-8B) (two bty),
6-10 Osa-AKM updated SAM systems.
S-125 'SA-3 Goa' SPYDER
MANDPAS: SA-18; SA-7; Grom
GUNS: 57 mm AZP S-60; 23mm ZSU-23-4


FACILITIES
  Air Force Staff Heaquarters: Tbilisi

Georgian AF Air Bases:
Marneuli Aviation Group - Su-25, An-2, Tu-134, Yak-40   
Alekseyevka: Independent Helicopter Group - Mi-2/8/14PS/17   
Alekseyevka: Independent Helicopter Squadron - Mi-24V/K/A/R   
Alekseyevka: Independent Helicopter Squadron - UH-1H   
Marneuli: Air Force Training Center -Yak-52, L-29, MiG-21UM   
Air Defence I Base - SA-2/3/4/5    ??
Air Defence II Base - SA-2/3/4/5    ??
Tbilisi: Central Command Point - (staff)   
Tbilisi Regional Command Centre (staff)   
Marneuli: Force Protection and Support Company (Property protection)   
Tbilisi: Air Medicine Lab (medical)   
Tbilisi: Air Ammo Base (logistics)   
Marneuli: Air Technical Base (engineering)   

Note: Georgia has 18 airports with paved runways (over 3,047 m: 1 2,438 to 3,047 m: 7 1,524 to 2,437 m: 4 914 to 1,523 m: 4), and 4 airports with unpaved runways (914 to 1,523 m: 2 under 914 m: 2), and 3 heliports


DEPLOYMENT
  Afghanistan


TERRITORY WHERE THE GOVERN MENT DOES NOT EXERCISE EFFECTIVE CONTROL

Following the August 2008 war between Russia and Georgia, the areas of Abkhazia and South Ossetia declared themselves independent. Data presented here represent the de facto situation and does not imply international recognition as sovereign states.

 
FOREIGN FORCES
  Russia Army .3,400; 2 MR bde; at locations incl Gudauta
  (Abkhazia), Djava and Tskhinvali (S. Ossetia)

 
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   Georgia AF News:

NATO Denounces Russian Fences Along Georgian Border

• NATO Denounces Russian Fences Along Georgian Border  (6/27/2013)

Tbilisi (Georgia) Concerned Over Russia’s Black Sea Military Drills

• Tbilisi (Georgia) Concerned Over Russia’s Black Sea Military Drills  (3/30/2013)

Wikileaks: Israel Helped Russia Hack Georgian UAVs

• Wikileaks: Israel Helped Russia Hack Georgian UAVs  (2/29/2012)


• Russia denies dropping bomb on Georgia  (8/13/2007)


 

 



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