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Order of Battle - United States of America

The list below provides an overview of military aircraft types operated by the United States Air Force and the (primary) roles they fulfil.

The United States is a country in North America sharing borders with Canada and Mexico.

  United States Air Force
351x   A-10A/C Thunderbolt   close air support
20x   A-29 Super Tucano   delivery date(s) unknown
8x   AC-130H Spectre   close air support & special operations
17x   AC-130U Spooky   close air support & special operations
66x   B-1B Lancer   strategic bombardments
20x   B-2A Spirit   strategic bombardments
78x   B-52H Stratofortress   strategic bombardments
103x   C-5A/B Galaxy   heavy transport
4x   C-5M Galaxy   heavy transport
28x   C-12 Huron   embassy support & light transport
209x   C-17A Globemaster   tactical transport
  "          "   +13 on order
11x   C-20 Gulfstream   VIP transport
56x   C-21A Learjet   light transport & medical evacuation
4x   C-27J Spartan   tactical transport
  "          "   +20 on order
5x   C-32A   VIP transport
2x   C-32B   special operations
11x   C-37A/B Gulfstream   VIP transport
  "          "   +1 on order
2x   C-38A Astra   VIP transport
11x   C-40B/C   VIP transport
37x   C-130E Hercules   tactical transport
268x   C-130H Hercules   tactical transport
90x   C-130J(-30) Hercules   tactical transport
  "          "   +.. on order
4x   CN-235   special operations
23x   CV-22B Osprey   special operations
  "          "   +3 on order
4x   Dash 8-202   special operations
32x   E-3B/C Sentry   airborne early warning
4x   E-4B Nightwatch   airborne command post
18x   E-8C J-STARS   battlefield intelligence
2x   E-9A Widget   airborne shooting range control
4x   E-11A   battlefield intelligence
14x   EC-130H Compass Call   electronic combat
7x   EC-130J Commando Solo   communications
219x   F-15C Eagle   air defence
39x   F-15D Eagle   operational conversion
221x   F-15E Strike Eagle   multi-role
5x   F-16A/B Fighting Falcon   test flights
860x   F-16C Fighting Falcon   multi-role
164x   F-16D Fighting Falcon   operational conversion
175x   F-22A Raptor   multi-role
  "          "   +12 on order
2x   HC-130J Hercules   special ops
  "          "   +4 on order
33x   HC-130N/P Hercules   air-to-air refueling & combat search and rescue
100x   HH-60G Pavehawk   combat search and rescue
59x   KC-10A Extender   air-to-air refueling & heavy transport
18x   KC-46A   delivery date(s) unknown
410x   KC-135 Stratotanker   air-to-air refueling
10x   LC-130H Hercules   antarctic operations
8x   M-28 Skytruck   special operations
  "          "   +2 on order
37x   MC-12W Guardrail   reconnaissance & surveillance
  "          "   +5 on order
30x   MC-130E/H Combat Talon   special operations
2x   MC-130J Hercules   special ops
  "          "   +.. on order
27x   MC-130P Combat Shadow   special operations
12x   MC-130W Dragon Spear   special operations
2x   OC-135 Open Skies   surveillance
11x   RC-26B   counter insurgency
3x   RC-135S Cobra Ball   optical intelligence & theatre missile defence
2x   RC-135U Combat Sent   electronic intelligence
17x   RC-135V/W Rivet Joint   signals intelligence
178x   T-1A Jayhawk   basic flying training & navigation training
455x   T-6A Texan   basic flying training
456x   T-38 Talon   advanced flying training
2x   T-53A   basic flying training
  "          "   +23 on order
3x   TC-135S/W Stratolifter   crew training
5x   TU-2S Dragon Lady   operational conversion
28x   U-2S Dragon Lady   reconnaissance & surveillance
20x   U-28A   special operations
3x   UV-18A/B Twin Otter   parachute training
36x   UH-1H Iroquois   rotary flying training
2x   VC-25A   presidential transport
20x   WC-130H/J Hercules   weather reconnaissance
   
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