Air Force of the Czech Republic
Air Force of the Czech Republic
|Lineup||January 1, 1993|
|Armed forces||Czech armed forces|
|Type||Armed forces ( air force )|
|Headquarters of the High Command (JFC)||Olomouc|
cs "Vzduch je naše moře"
de "The skies are our oceans"
|Air Force Commander|
|Brigadier General||Petr Hromek|
Fighter aircraft /
Reconnaissance aircraft /
|education||L-39, L-159T1, JAS-39D, Mi-2|
Transport aircraft /
|L-410, C-295, Jak-40, W-3, Wed-8/17|
The Air Force of the Czech Republic ( Czech Vzdušné síly Armády České republiky , ICAO code CEF), also Air Force of the Czech Republic or Czech Air Force , is a branch of the armed forces of the Czech Republic . The air force and army form the TSK's comprehensive armed forces base (Joint Force Command) and represent the main forces of the armed forces of the Czech Republic. In 1993 the Air Force of the Czech Republic, like the Air Force of the Slovak Republic , emerged from the former Czechoslovak Air Force.
The main mission of the Air Force is to secure the airspace of the Czech Republic in conjunction with the NATO Integrated Air Defense System - NATINADS , close air support for the army and ensure air transport, including for the government, parliament and state institutions and Organizations.
- General Staff - Prague
- Joint Forces Command - Olomouc
- 21. Air Force Tactical Base
- 22. Helicopter base
- 24. Air transportation base
- 25. flier defense missiles - Regiment - Strakonice
- 26th Command Regiment with CRC - Stará Boleslav
- Airfield management - airbase Pardubice
Directory of aircraft
The Czech Air Force operates 52 aircraft and 44 helicopters (as of the end of 2019). A significant part of these aircraft were manufactured by the national aircraft industry.
|Saab 39||Sweden||Multipurpose fighter||JAS-39C||12||leased from Sweden|
|Aero L-159||Czech Republic||Light ground attack aircraft||L-159A||16|
|CASA C-295||European Union||Tactical transport aircraft||4th||2||Delivery of the two additional machines in 2021|
Czechoslovakia / Czech Republic
|Yakovlev Yak-40||Soviet Union||VIP transport plane||1|
|Saab 39||Sweden||JAS-39D||2||leased from Sweden|
|Aero L-159||Czech Republic||Advanced trainer||L-159T1 +||8th|
|Aero L-39||Czechoslovakia||Basic jet trainer||L-39C||5|
|Mil Wed-24||Russia||Attack helicopter||Wed-35||15th|
|Bell AH-1||United States||Attack helicopter||AH-1Z "Viper"||4th||Delivery 2023/24|
|Mil Wed-8||Soviet Union||Transport helicopter||19th|
|Bell UH-1||United States||Transport helicopter||UH-1Y "Venom"||8th||Delivery 2023/24|
|PZL W-3||Poland||Multipurpose helicopter||10||in exchange for ten MiG-29s , the Czech Republic received eleven W-3A from Poland|
- Alexander Golz, Stefan Fax: Czech Air Force celebrates anniversary. In: FliegerRevue No. 12/2018, pp. 26–27
- Global security entry
- Official Czech Army site
- Book about JAS Gripen in Prague
- Photo galleries of the Czech Air Force
- Photo at photo-planes.com
- Transcript of Czech Parliament concerning MiG-29 exchange with Poland
- http://www.army.cz/scripts/detail.php?id=6821 Air Force role and organization
- World Air Force 2020. Flight International , December 10, 2019, accessed January 2, 2020 .
- Patrick Zwerger: Airbus reports sales success for the C295. In: Flight Revue . December 16, 2019, accessed December 23, 2019 .
- Karl Schwarz: The Czech Republic buys Bell AH-1Z and UH-1Y. In: Flight Revue . December 14, 2019, accessed December 23, 2019 .