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Order of Battle - United Arab Emirates

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

The United Arab Emirates is a country in Asia sharing borders with Oman and Saudi Arabia.

  United Arab Emirates Air Force
30x   AH-64A Apache   anti-armour attack
3x   Airbus A330-MRTT   delivery date(s) uknown
1x   AS350 Ecureuil   utility
9x   AS565 Panther   utility
10x   AT-802U   fire fighting
8x   AW139   utility
3x   C-17A Globemaster   heavy transport
  "          "   +3 on order
5x   C-130H(-30) Hercules   tactical transport
12x   C-130J Hercules   delivery date(s) uknown
7x   Ce-208B Grand Caravan   special operations
12x   CH-47C Chinook   heavy-lift transport & special operations
4x   CH-47F Chinook   heavy-lift transport
  "          "   +12 on order
6x   CN-235   tactical transport
2x   DHC-6-300 Twin Otter   special operations
4x   DHC-8Q-315   maritime patrol
2x   E-2C Hawkeye   airborne early warning
53x   F-16E Fighting Falcon   multi-role
25x   F-16F Fighting Falcon   operational conversion
12x   Grob 115TA   basic flying training
14x   Hawk 102   advanced flying training
15x   Hawk 61   advanced flying training
1x   L-100-30 Hercules   tactical transport
48x   M-346   delivery date(s) uknown
10x   MB339A   aerial demonstrations
46x   Mirage 2000-9   air defence
2x   P-180 Avanti   light transport
24x   PC-7 Turbo Trainer   basic flying training
9x   PC-21   basic flying training
  "          "   +16 on order
5x   S-70A Blackhawk   medium-lift transport
  "          "   +5 on order
10x   SA330 Puma   medium-lift transport
10x   SA342 Gazelle   utility
2x   Saab 340B Erieye   airborne early warning
1x   Shorts 330 Sherpa   light transport
10x   SK-105 Skylander   deliveries from 2012
14x   UH-60M Blackhawk   delivery date(s) unknown
   
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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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