Russian Air Force

 

The Russian Air Force is the aerial warfare service branch of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

 

 
Organization details
Name Russian Air Force
Organization type Operator
Headquartered in Russia
Aircraft in service with Russian Air Force
Kamov Ka-32A11BC
Kamov Ka-60 Kasatka
Kamov Ka-226T
Kamov Ka-50 Black Shark
Mil Mi-26T2
Mil Mi-24V
Mil Mi-14PL
Mil Mi-172
Mil Mi-8MTV-1 (Mi-17-1V)
Mil Mi-14
Mil Mi-8T (Military)
Links
Russian Air Force website
Contact Russian Air Force
Aircraft or services

Russian Air Force

   

The Air Force of the Russian Federation is designed for:

  • repulsing aggression in the aerospace sphere and protecting from air attacks the control points of the highest state and military control, administrative-and-political centres, industrial-and-economic areas, the most important economic facilities, the country’s infrastructure and the groups of troops (forces);
  • destruction of enemy objects and troops using both conventional and nuclear ordnance;
  • providing combat troops of other armies and armed services for air support.

The Air Force includes: the Aviation, Antiaircraft Missile and Radio-Technical Troops, which are the Arms of the Air Force, as well as the Special Forces (reconnaissance, signal communications, electronic support and automated control systems, electronic warfare, engineering, radiological, chemical and biological defence, land-surveying, search and rescue, meteorological, aeronautic, logistical), the units, subdivisions of military control bodies’ guarding, the medical and other organizations.

According to its mission and tasks the Air Force’s Aviation is divided into the long-range, front-line, military transport and army aviation, which in turn can be composed of the bomber, attack, fighter, reconnaissance, transport and special aircraft units. The basis of the Air Force’s combat strength is presented with air bases and brigades of the Aerospace Defence.

   
     

Russian Air Force

 

The Russian Air Force is the aerial warfare service branch of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.