Asgarnian Air Force
The Asgarnian Air Force is one of the largest brances in the AAFCOM, and is one of the largest air forces in the world. It is technologically advanced, and operates some of the world's most superior aircraft.
- 1 Strength
- 2 Airspace
- 3 Administrative Organization of the AAF
- 4 Numbered Air Forces
- 5 Vision
- 6 Divisional Squadrons
- 7 Aircraft Operated By The Asgarnian Air Force
- 8 Flag
- 9 Other Information
There are currently just over 24,646,809 soldiers serving in the AAF.
The Asgarnian Air Force's airspace command extends around Asgarnieu and its territorial waters. Protectorates, colonies, and claims are also included in the airspace. Due to the expansive area that needs patrolling, regional air commands use real-time AS-9 satellite coverage to watch areas that aircraft are not currently patrolling.
Administrative Organization of the AAF
There are several divisions of the AAF. Each has its own specific role in the order of battle.
- Combat Division
- Air Staff
- Piolt Staff
- Ground Staff
- Mechanical Staff
- Weapons Staff
- Control Staff
- Security Staff
- Air Staff
- Administrative Division
- Command Staff
- Command of the Asgarnian Air Force
- Command Staff
- Non-Combat Division
- Supply Staff
- Civilian Staff
- Maintainance Staff
Numbered Air Forces
The AAF's mission is to protect Asgarian airspace and extend Asgarnieu's power throughout the world.
Electronic Warfare Squadrons
Aircraft Operated By The Asgarnian Air Force
The AAF is always purchasing and producing aircraft to suppliment a new plan to improve the armed forces.
The primary focus of the AAF is air superiority, with long-range bombing coming in at second. Cargo transport is third.
- F-40D Phoenix
The F-40D Phoenix is a mid-size supersonic delta/canard fighter aircraft that replaced the F-19 Turmoil in mid 2007. It is armed with a lighter gun system, but carries a similar payload. 25,000 Are currently in service.
- F/A-103 Stanza
The F/A-103 Stanza is a brand-new strike fighter being put into service. It is a unique design incorporating several design features like thrust vectoring, internal weapons bays, and stealth technology. It is the primary stealth fighter in service. There are 25,000 currently in service.
- F/AS-624 Shukusei
2,000 F/AS-624 (TSF-624) were purchased from Tyrandis to become part of the Air Superiority force that did not exist before.
- F-58 Cougar
- F/I-15 Cardinal
250 F/I-15 (FA 15) were purchased from The Candrian Empire to start 10 interceptor bases around the nation, each with 25 interceptors each to quickly respond to Asgarnian airspace violations.
- I-27 Condor
250 I-27 (Lu-27) were purchased to suppliment the original purchase of F/I-15's from The Candrian Empire. These hyper-sonic interceptors will be supplied to five mainland interceptor bases, and the rest will go abroad, with 5 interceptors at each overseas territorial base.
- AB-3B Cold Killer
The AB-3B Cold Killer is the only short-range bomber in use. It is the ground-variant of the Advanced Carrier Borne Light Bomber. It is capable of unloading 10,000 pounds of mixed ordinace. There are 750 currently in service.
- B-97 Vulture
The B-97 is a long-range bomber designed to replace the B-52H. It is capable of in-flight refueling; and thus its range is essentially unlimited. It has a payload capacity that exceeds the B-52, and is much faster. There are 2,000 currently in service.
- B-22 Commodore
The B-22 was purchased in 2007, and 30 units were aquried.
- B-41 Condor
The B-41 is a extremely-high altitude bomber that has hypersonic capability. The B-41 was designed to fly above combat zones far above the range of S.A.M.'s and anti-aircraft artillery. It can carry several nuclear bombs or a large amount of S.D.B.'s or other guided bombs. 265 Were purchased from AMIndustries in 2007.
- B-63 Osa
The B-63 is a large four-engine bomber with payloads that can exceed that of the U.S. B-52G/H and the Tu-95 "Bear". 1,200 Are in service as of 2007.
- EA-15E Strongarm
The EA-15E Strongarm is a supersonic swing-wing jamming aircraft in use for close jamming and anti-radiation duties. There are 750 currently in service.
- EC-97 Eagle Eye
The EC-97 is an electronic warfare aircraft. It was designed to replace the AEB-52. It performs jamming, electronic reconnissance, signals intelligence, visual surviellance, and airborne early warning missions. It is also capable of carrying Kh-30 Anti-Radiation missiles to destroy enemy radars. There are 210 currently in service.
The E-252 is an advanced AWACS aircraft designed by AMIndustries. It is a large aircraft with a large radome on the top of the fuselage. There are 75 currently in service.
- A-13 Stinger
The A-13 Stinger is a dedicated "tank-buster" aircraft. The AAF operates 1,000 units.
- AC-97 Owl
The AC-97 is a replacement for the AC-130. It carries more ordinance, and is capable of longer ranges. There are 500 currently in service.
- AC-119 Maelstrom
The AC-119 (Yo-119) is a dedicated super-heavy attacker with many large guns. 32 Units were purchased to suppliment the need for a long-range super-power attacker.
- AL-97 Hawkeye
The AL-97 is an Asgarnian replacement for the YAL-1ABL Airborne Laser. It is capable of tracking and destroying more missiles at greater distances than the YAL-1ABL. There are 455 currently in service.
- AFAH-92 Eiko
The AFAH-92 (TRA-92) is a multi-mission light attack helicopter purchased from Tyrandis in 2007. A total of 1,500 units were purchased. All units were upgraded with a custom super-dark black finish and a 35mm gun system.
- VC-97 Sparrow
The VC-97 is an executive transport for the Asgarnian Air Force. The President's VC-97 is called Asgarnieu One; and the Vice President's VC-97 is called Empire One. There are four currently in service, two of which are in active reserve.
- KC-97 Blue Jay
The KC-97 is a replacement for the KC-10 and KC-135. It is capable of hauling more fuel and going longer distances. There are 450 currently in service.
- T-335 Sanchez
The T-335 Sanchez is a multi-role trainer/fighter aircraft with supersonic capablities. It is equipped with 2 wingtip hardpoints and a 27mm cannon. It is currently the only jet trainer in use. There are 845 currently in service.
- OS-12H Horizon
The OS-12H Horizon is a propeller-driven subsonic spotting aircraft in use to provide forward observing capabilites to the air force. There are 500 currently in service.
- RG-129 Firefly
The RG-129 Firefly is a recon aircraft of the Asgarnian Air Force. It is a modified C-5 Galaxy with electronic intelligence equipment. There are 75 currently in service.
- C-25 Stratolifter
The C-25 Stratolifter is the largest cargo aircraft in service with the AAF. It is massive, and has six engines. 30 Units were purchased from Wingarde in 2007.
- C-97 Pelican
The C-97 is a long-range cargo aircraft. It is capable of in-flight refueling, thusly its range is essentially unlimited. There are 500 currently in service.
- C-64 Turnbull
The C-64 is a large cargo aircraft that can carry an equal amount of cargo as a C-17 Globemaster III. 280 Were purchased from AMIndustries in 2007.
- C-79A Egret
The C-79A is a specially-developed cargo aircraft with an airframe originating from the B-63 Osa bomber. It is modified to carry the same amount of cargo as a C-17 Globemaster III. The AAF purchased 450 units in 2007.