Israeli Air Force


Israeli Air Force

|| light transport



ELINT / EW || B-200/200T "Tzofit"
RC-12D "Cuckiya"
RC-12K "Cuckiya" || 29
6
10 ||
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Bell AH-1 Cobra || || attack helicopter || AH-64A "Peten"
AH-64D "Saraph" || 28
17 ||
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Boeing F-15 Eagle || || naval combat helicopter || AS-565SA "Atalef" || 5 |
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Fouga Magister || || STOL transport || Arava 201/202 || 9 ||
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IAI Kfir || || tactical transport
tanker || C-130E/H "Qarnaf"
KC-130H "Qarnaf"|| 17
3 || Some used for surveillance

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Lockheed F-16 Fighting Falcon || || ground attack || A-4 "Ayit"|| 44 || Used for advanced training
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McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II || || heavy transport helicopter || CH-53A "Yas'ur"
CH-53D "Yas'ur 2000" || 38 ||
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Sikorsky S-70 Blackhawk ||
* Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress USA
* Bristol Beaufighter UK
* Dassault Mirage IIIC FRA
* Dassault Mystère FRA
* Dassault Ouragan FRA
* Dassault Super Mystère B.2 FRA
* De Havilland Mosquito UK
* Gloster Meteor UK
* Israel Aerospace Industries Nesher ISR
* Israel Aerospace Industries Lavi ISR
* North American P-51 Mustang USA
* Sud Aviation S.O. 4050 Vautour FRA
* Supermarine Spitfire UK

Utility

* Aérospatiale Socata Rallye FRA
* Auster Autocrat - Hebrew designation: "Primus" UK
* Beechcraft B-80 Queen Air - Hebrew designation: "Zamir" ("Nightingale") USA
* De Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide UK
* Dornier Do 27 - Hebrew designation: "Dror" ("Sparrow") FRA
* Dornier Do 28 - Hebrew designation: "Agur" ("Crane") FRA
* Grumman G-44 Widgeon USA
* Grumman OV-1 Mohawk - Hebrew designation: "Atalef" ("Bat") USA
* Miles M.57 Aerovan UK
* Noorduyn UC-64A Norseman CAN
* Nord 1203 Norécrin II FRA
* Nord 2501 Noratlas FRA
* Pilatus Britten-Norman Islander SUI
* Pilatus PC-6A Turbo Porter SUI
* Taylorcraft BL USA

Transport/Reconnaissance

*Boeing 377 Stratocruiser - Hebrew designation: "Anak" ("Giant") USA
*Cessna 180 Skywagon USA
*Cessna Stationair USA
*Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina USA
*Curtiss C-46 Commando USA
*Douglas C-47 Dakota USA
*Douglas C-54 Skymaster USA
*Douglas DC-5 USA
*Grumman E-2C Hawkeye - Hebrew designation: "Daya" ("Kite") USA
*Lockheed 18 Lodestar USA
*Lockheed Constellation USA
*Lockheed Hudson USA
*RWD-13 POL
*RWD-15 POL

Trainers/Light Aircraft

* Airspeed AS65 Consul UK
* Avro Anson UK
* Boeing Stearman (PT-13 Kaydet) USA
* De Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth UK
* De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk CAN
* Fokker S-11 Instructor NED
* North American AT-6 Harvard USA
* Piaggio P.149D ITA
* Piper PA-18 Super Cub USA
* Republic RC-3 Seabee USA
* Temco TE-1A Buckaroo USA
* Vultee BT-13 Valiant USA

Helicopters

* Aérospatiale SA 321K Super Frelon - Hebrew designation: "Tzir'a" ("Wasp") FRA
* Aérospatiale SE.3130 Alouette II FRA
* Bell 47 USA
* Bell 212 - Hebrew designation: "Anafa" ("Heron") USA
* Bell UH-1 Iroquois USA
* Hiller 360 USA
* Sikorsky S-55 Chickasaw USA
* Sikorsky S-58 Choctaw USA

Other

* Northrop Chukar - Hebrew designation: "Telem" ("Furrow") USA
* Ryan BQM-34A Firebee (UAV) - Hebrew designation: "Mabat" ("Gaze") USA
* Ryan BQM-34E/F Firebee II (UAV) - Hebrew designation: "Shadmit" ("Pratincole") USA

Captured Aircraft

*Aérospatiale SA 342 Gazelle FRA
*Beneš Mraz Sokol CZS
*de Havilland DH.100 Vampire UK
*de Havilland DH 112 Venom UK
*Fairchild F24R Argus USA
*Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 Fagot USSR
*Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 Fresco USSR
*Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Fishbed USSR
*Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 Flogger USSR
*Mil Mi-8 Hip USSR
*Yakovlev Yak-11 Moose USSR

Missiles, Rockets and Satellites

Air-to-Air Missiles

* AIM-7 Sparrow
* AIM-9 Sidewinder
* AIM-120 AMRAAM
* Matra R530
* Python
* Shafrir
* Derby

Air-to-Surface Missiles

* AGM-62 Walleye
* AGM-65 Maverick
* AGM-45 Shrike
* AGM-78 Standard
* AGM-114 Hellfire
* AGM-142 Popeye
* AS.11
* AS.30
* BGM-71 TOW

urface-to-Air Missiles

* General Dynamics FIM-92 Stinger
* Raytheon MIM-23 Hawk
* Raytheon MIM-104 Patriot
* Israel Aerospace Industries Arrow Interceptor ("Til Hetz") - anti-ballistic missile system

urface-to-Surface Missiles

* Jericho I/II/III - IRBMs possibly armed with nuclear warheads

pace Systems

* Amos (1, 2) - communications satellite
* EROS (A, B) - earth observation satellite
* Ofeq (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7) - reconnaissance satellite
* TecSAR - reconnaissance satellite
* Shavit - space launch vehicle

ee also

* List of aircraft of the Israeli Air Force
* List of Israeli Air Force aircraft squadrons
* Israel Aerospace Industries
* Israel Defense Forces
* Israeli Security Forces
* List of air forces
* Israeli Air Defense Network
* Military equipment of Israel
* Unit 669
* Shaldag Unit

Notes

References

* [http://www.iaf.org.il/Templates/IAFCommanders/IAFCommanders.aspx?lang=EN&lobbyID=40&folderID=44 IAF list of Commanders]

External links

* [http://www.iaf.org.il The IAF Official Website (Hebrew)]
* [http://www.iaf.org.il/Templates/HomePage/HomePage.aspx?lang=EN The IAF Official Website (English)]
* [http://www.isayeret.com The IAF Special Forces Units - at isayeret.com]
* [http://101squadron.com/ 101 Squadron, Israel's first fighter squadron]
* [http://www.uss-bennington.org/phz-nowing-f15.html IAF F-15 lands with one wing] [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKpFLaFUbl4 Video]
* [http://www.israeli-weapons.com/index_aircraft.htm israeli-weapons]
* [http://www.ynetnews.com/home/0,7340,L-4289,00.html Israel air force war] - Ynetnews
* [http://home.comcast.net/~anneled/IAFclaims.html Attributed Israeli Air Combat Victories]
* [http://home.comcast.net/~anneled/IAFinventory.html Israel Air Force Aircraft Inventories]
* [http://www.scramble.nl/il.htm Overview of the IAF]
* [http://www.xairforces.net/airforces.asp?id=32 Tsvah Haganah Le Israeli - Hey'l Ha'avir / Israel Air Force]
* [http://web.mit.edu/ssp/Publications/working_papers/wp_06-1.pdf Israel's ability to destroy Iran's nuclear facilities]
* [http://www.pbase.com/xnir/israel_air_force Many photos of IDF/AF aircraft and operations]
* [http://www.flickr.com/groups/israel_air_force Israeli Air Force group on Flickr]
* [http://www.eiafg.tk The Gallery of Israeli Air Force and Arab Air Forces]


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