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Republic of Paraguay (República del Paraguay / Tetã Paraguái)

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Army 6,100 Personnel; 1,500 conscript (total 7,600) The infantry regiments, each of which forms the major peacetime element of the six infantry ‘divisions’ have a strength of little more than 500. The three cavalry ‘divisions’ each have two regiments with a strength of approximately 750.

PARAGUAYAN ARMY AVIATION AND AIR DEFENCE UNITS
Army Aviation (Arma Aérea del Ejército Paraguayo)

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type
(3 corps HQ: incl AD units)

AIRCRAFT No combat capable. Total 4 Aircrafts.

Light Transport some sqn with 3 Tpt ac:
1 Beech B-58 Baron;
1 Beech B-55 Baron
1 Cessna 310R

Utility
1 Utl ac:
1 Cessna 206G Centurion


Army Air Defence Systems

AD • 1 ADA gp
AD GUNS 25:
SP 19:
20mm 3 M-9
TOWED 16:
40mm 10 M-1A1, 6 L/60


FACILITIES

  Paraguay Army Air Unit Heaquarters: HQ Located at Asunción

  Airfields and Airbases Organisation (Current Order of Battle):

  Army Aviation (Arma Aérea del Ejército Paraguayo)
  Air Base: Asuncion - Silvio Pettirossi
 
  Arma Aérea del Ejército Paraguayo
  Asunción-Silvio Pettirossi IAP       
  Escuadrilla: 55/58 Baron, Cessna 206/310R     

Army Organisations by Service Notes:
Army 3 corps (each: 2 inf div, 1 cav div, 1 arty gp); 6 inf div in total; 20 (frontier) det, Armd Cav 3 regt, Cav 3 div (each: 2 (horse) regt), Inf 6 regt (bn), Arty 2 gp (bn); 1 gp divided between 2 of the corps, ADA 1 gp, Engr 6 bn, Presidential Guard 1 unit (1 inf bn, 1 SF bn, 1 arty bty, 1MP bn, 1 (lt) armd sqn)
Army Inventory Equipment Notes:
MBT 5 M4A3 Sherman, LT TK 12 M-3A1 Stuart
RECCE 30 EE-9 Cascavel APC (T) 20 M-9 half-track, APC (W) 10 EE-11 Urutu
ARTY 115 (TOWED 105mm 35: 15 M-101A1; 75mm 20 1935, MOR 81mm 80)
AT (RCL 75mm M-20, RL 66mm M-72 LAW) 
Reserves (Cav 4 regt, Inf 14 regt)



 
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