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Order of Battle - Mexico

The list below provides an overview of military aircraft types operated by Mexican armed forces and the (primary) roles they fulfil.

Mexico is a country in North America sharing borders with Belize, Guatemala and the United States of America.

  Mexican Air Force
4x   AS332L Super Puma   medium-lift transport
28x   Beech F33 Bonanza   basic flying training
64x   Bell 206B Jet Ranger   utility
7x   Bell 206L Long Ranger   utility
24x   Bell 212   utility
9x   Bell 412EP   utility
5x   Boeing 727   heavy transport & VIP transport
3x   Boeing 737   heavy transport & VIP transport
1x   Boeing 757   VIP transport
4x   C-26 Metroliner   counter insurgency & light transport
4x   C-27J Spartan   deliveries from 2011
6x   C-130 Hercules   tactical transport
6x   C-295M   tactical transport
57x   Ce-182S   observation
11x   Ce-206 Stationair   observation
1x   EC225LP Super Puma   VIP transport
2x   EC725 Caracal   medium-lift transport
  "          "   +10 on order
2x   ERJ-145MP   maritime patrol
1x   ERJ-145SA   airborne early warning
8x   F-5E Tiger   air defence
2x   F-5F Tiger   operational conversion
2x   Gulfstream III   VIP transport
3x   IAI-101 Arava   light transport
6x   IAI-201 Arava   light transport & medical evacuation
1x   L-100-30 Hercules   tactical transport
2x   Learjet 35   VIP transport
16x   MD530   utility
17x   Mi-8MTV Hip   medium-lift transport
10x   Mi-8T Hip   light attack & medium-lift transport
1x   Mi-26T Elefante   fire fighting & heavy-lift transport
4x   PC-6B Turbo Porter   reconnaissance & special operations
67x   PC-7 Turbo Trainer   basic flying training
2x   PC-9M   basic flying training
6x   PT-17 Kaydet   aerial demonstrations
4x   S-65C Yasur   heavy-lift transport
6x   S-70 Blackhawk   medium-lift transport
1x   SA2-37 Condor   reconnaissance
2x   SA330 Puma   VIP transport
26x   SF260 Marchetti   basic flying training
6x   T-6C+ Texan   deliveries from 2012
   
  Mexican Navy
4x   An-32 Cline   tactical transport
2x   AS555AF Fennec   search and rescue
2x   AS565MB Panther   light attack & maritime patrol
11x   Bo-105   light attack
10x   C-212 Aviocar   maritime patrol & tactical transport
4x   C-295M   maritime patrol
1x   CN-235   tactical transport
6x   CN-235-300MPA Persuader   maritime patrol
1x   DHC-8   tactical transport
1x   Gulfstream 450   VIP transport
4x   L-90TP Redigo   basic flying training
1x   Lancair IVP   basic flying training
1x   Learjet 25D   VIP transport
1x   Learjet 31A   VIP transport
1x   Learjet 60   VIP transport
6x   MD902 Explorer   rotary flying training
3x   Mi-2 Hoplite   utility
3x   Mi-8 Hip   anti-armour attack
21x   Mi-17 Hip   medium-lift transport
3x   Mi-17V-5 Hip   delivery date(s) unknown
17x   MX-7-180A   basic flying training
1x   R22   rotary flying training
2x   Sabreliner 60   reconnaissance
3x   UH-60M Black Hawk   search and rescue & special operations
8x   Z-242L   basic flying training
   
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Although every care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this overview, it should be treated as a guide only. If you have any updates, please do not hesitate to let us know.

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