Armed Forces Overviews
Pakistan Army
Pakistan Army
Pakistan Fauj / Pakistan Army Aviation Corps
Gilgit (OPGT)
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 35°55'05"N 074°19'60"E
Elev: 4770 ft
Corps / Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name / Motto Badge
202AAG

202nd Army Aviation Group
4AAsq Det.

4th Army Aviation Squadron
Detachment
Bell 412EP
Mi-17-1V
Gallant/The Gallants


25AAsq Det.

25th Army Aviation Squadron
Detachment
Bell 412EP
Mi-17-1V
Sky Raiders
(ex Flying Dolphins)


HQ Flt.

Headquarters Flight
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A large number of Mi-17s in several variants serve within the Pakistan Army.
Photo:
Rogier Westerhuis
Lahore (OPLA)
Rwy: 18R/36L, 18L/36R
Pos: 31°31'18"N 074°24'13"E
Elev: 712 ft
Corps / Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name / Motto Badge
AAC

Army Aviation Corps
2(C)AAsq

2nd (Composite) Army Aviation Squadron
PAC/MFI-17
SA316B
Above the Best

Mangla (OPMA)
Corps / Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name / Motto Badge
404AA(CBT)G

404th Army Aviation Combat Group
1 AAsq

1st Army Aviation Squadron
PAC/MFI-17
SA316B
Vision, Courage, Skill


12AAsq

12th Army Aviation Squadron
PAC/MFI-17
UH-1H
Desert Reckoner

As part of the ongoing modernization, the army aviation corps acquired some Super Kingairs.
Photo:
Peter Heeneman
Multan (OPMT)
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 30°12'12"N 071°25'09"E
Elev: 400 ft
Corps / Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name / Motto Badge
AAC

Army Aviation Corps
3AAsq

3rd Army Aviation Squadron
PAC/MFI-17
SA315B


499 EME BN

499th Electronics and Mechanical Engineers Battalion
o/h AH-1S/F
o/h UH-1H
o/h Bell 206B-2/3


599 EME BN

599th Electronics and Mechanical Engineers Battalion
o/h IAR330/SA330
o/h Bell 412EP
Optimists
202AAG

202nd Army Aviation Group
25AAsq

25th Army Aviation Squadron
Bell 412EP
Mi-17-1V
Sky Raiders
(ex Flying Dolphins)
404AA(CBT)G

404th Army Aviation Combat Group
10AAsq

10th Army Aviation Squadron
PAC/MFI-17
SA315B
SA316B
Blochis


31AA(CBT)sq

31st Army Aviation Combat Squadron
AH-1S
Bell 206B-2/3
Panzer

The Spirit of Attack is Everything



33AA(CBT)sq

33rd Army Aviation Combat Squadron
AH-1S
Bell 206B-2/3
Air Wolves


35AA(CBT)sq

35th Army Aviation Combat Squadron
AH-1F
Bell 206B-2/3
Air Mustangs


HQ Flt.

Headquarters Flight
PAC/MFI-17

In 2004 and 2005 a total of 24 Bell 412 helicopters was supplied to the Pakistan Army. 25AA squadron at Multan is the operator of least a number of them.
Photo:
Rogier Westerhuis
Peshawar (OPPS)
Rwy: 17/35
Pos: 33°59'36"N 071°30'52"E
Elev: 1180 ft
Corps / Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name / Motto Badge
AAC

Army Aviation Corps
9(C)AAsq

9th Composite Army Aviation Squadron
PAC/MFI-17
SA315B
SA316B

Qasim - Rawalpindi (OPQS)
Rwy: 09/27, 14/32
Pos: 33°33'41"N 073°01'56"E
Elev: 1616 ft
Corps / Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name / Motto Badge
AAC

Army Aviation Corps
28AAsq

28th Army Aviation Squadron
IAR330SM
SA330J
Dragons


299 EME BN

299th Electronics and Mechanical Engineers Battalion
o/h SA315B



399 EME BN

399th Electronics and Mechanical Engineers Battalion
o/h IAR330/SA330


503WS

503 Workshop
o/h Mushshak
o/h Alouette 3
o/h IAR330/SA330
101AAG

101st Army Aviation Group
13AAsq

13 Army Aviation Squadron
AS350B3/550C3
Beech 200/350
Ce421C
Ce550/560
UH-1H
PAC/MFI-17
Mi-172
RC690C/Jetprop 840
IAR300L/SA330J
Y-12-II
Mujahid
202AAG

202nd Army Aviation Group
24AAsq

24 Army Aviation Squadron
IAR330L/SA330J
UH-1H
Desert Hawks




Department of State Air Wing
Bell 412EP
The VVIP Flight was amalgamated into 13AAsq 15-Aug-2006.
Operations of the DoS aircraft are conducted, together with US Department of States operatives, on behalf of the Ministry of the Interior and Narcotics Control (MOI).

See also: Pakistan MOI orbat / Qasim

The army has a small VVIP transport fleet, their most luxurious aircraft is this G450 4270.
Photo:
Dave Hopkins
Quetta/Intl (OPQT)
Rwy: 13/31, 13R/31L
Pos: 30°15'05"N 066°56'16"E
Elev: 5267 ft
Corps / Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name / Motto Badge
202AAG

202nd Army Aviation Group
4AAsq

4th Army Aviation Squadron
Bell 412EP
Mi-17-1V
Gallant/The Gallants




Department of State Air Wing
Ce208
UH-1H-II
Operations of the DoS aircraft are conducted, together with US Department of States operatives, on behalf of the Ministry of the Interior and Narcotics Control (MOI).

See also: Pakistan MOI orbat / Quetta

Quetta/North
Rwy: 13/31
Pos: 30°14'12"N 067°02'13"E
Elev: 5684 ft
Corps / Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name / Motto Badge
AAC

Army Aviation Corps
6AAsq

6th Army Aviation Squadron
AW139
Bell 412EP
Any time, Anywhere
Although 6 Emergency Relief Cell Squadron was disbanded in 2002, it is believed to be reinstated as the 6th Army Aviation Squadron. It received the Bell 412EP in 2005 and also operates AW139 since 2016.

Rahwali
Rwy: 05/23, 15/33
Pos: 32°14'20"N 074°07'51"E
Elev: 745 ft
Corps / Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name / Motto Badge
AAC

Army Aviation Corps
ISI

Inter-Service Intelligence Department
Mi-17V-5
H500 (status?)


199 EME BN

199th Electronics and Mechanical Engineers Battalion
o/h TH-300
o/h PAC/MFI-17
Pioneers




Army Aviation School
PAC/MFI-17
SA315B
Alouette 3
Schweizer 300
AB205


29AAsq

29th Army Aviation Squadron
Mi-17 Hammer Head
101AAG

101st Army Aviation Group
21QRSsq

21 Quick Reaction Squadron
Mi-17-1V
Mi-17V-5
Jabir


HQ Flt.

Headquarters Flight
PAC/MFI-17


27AAsq

27th Army Aviation Squadron
Mi-17-1V
Mi-17V-5
Kingbird

Al-Najam-Us-Saqib

202AAG

202nd Army Aviation Group
4AAsq Det.

4th Army Aviation Squadron
Detachment
Bell 412EP
Mi-17-1V
Gallant/The Gallants
303AAG

303rd Army Aviation Group


UH-1H
TH-300C
PAC/MFI-17
404AA(CBT)G

404th Army Aviation Combat Group
11AAsq

11th Army Aviation Squadron
PAC/MFI-17
SA315B
Rachna Eagles

Both the Pakistan Air Force and Army operate a large number license built MFI-17. The are called Mushshak in Pakistan. This one is operated by 8AAsq at Qasim.
Photo:
Eddy de Kruiff
Sharea Faisal (OPSF)
PNS Mehran (Karachi)
Rwy: 08/26
Pos: 24°52'29"N 067°07'04"E
Elev: 29 ft
Corps / Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name / Motto Badge
AAC

Army Aviation Corps
7AAsq

7th Army Aviation Squadron
PAC/MFI-17
IAR/SA316B
Scorpions


8(C)AAsq

8th Composite Army Aviation Squadron
AS350B3/AS550A3
PAC/MFI-17
SA315B
SA316B
Saviours

Skardu (OPSD)
Rwy: 14/32, 15/33
Pos: 35°20'05"N 075°32'15"E
Elev: 7600 ft
Corps / Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name / Motto Badge
404AA(CBT)G

404th Army Aviation Combat Group
5AAsq

5th Army Aviation Squadron
Mi-17-1V
AS350B3/550A3
Fearless Five

Pakistan acquired a number of AS550 helicopters from Eurocopter. This one, 786402, was used by the French to promote the armed C3 model.
Photo:
Erwin van Dijkman
Tarbela Dam (OPTA)
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 33°59'05"N 072°36'35"E
Elev: 1114 ft
Corps / Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name / Motto Badge
101AAG

101st Army Aviation Group
21AAsq Det.

21 Army Aviation Squadron
Detachment
Mi-17-1V
Mi-17V-5
21st Army Aviation Squadron was redesignated 21st Quick Reaction Squadron 14-Aug-2014.

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