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Bolivian Air Force - Order of Battle

III Air Brigade / III Brigada Aerea

This major air unit that agglutinates the Bolivian air force units in the Department of Santa Cruz, was created by order of the day of the FAB No. 02/86 on January 3, 1986.

AIR GROUP "32" "Mcal. "Bernardino Bilbao Rioja"

This unit's hunt for the Bolivian air force based in the city of Santa Cruz, was created by order of the day of the FAB No. 41/83 of 14 May 1983. The GA-32 was nominated "Mcal. "Bernardino Bilbao Rioja" in tribute to the pioneer of the Bolivian military aviation and remarkable strategist of the Chaco War.

AIR GROUP "61""Gral. Div. Ae. Luis Garcia Pereira"

This aviation unit based in Roboré, Santa Cruz, was created by order of the day of the FAB No. 9/72 of 10 February 1972. THE G.A. "61" bears the name of "Gral. Div. Ae. Luis García Pereira", in memory of the virtuoso Aviator military and notable former General Commander of the air force.

AIR GROUP "83""Tcnl. José Manuel de el Carpio"

The current air group tactical "83", with seat in the border town of Puerto Suarez, was created on June 6, 1987 under the name of "22" air group. This unit is named after "Tcnl. José Manuel de el Carpio" in memory of the outstanding air observer and hero of the Chaco War.

"93" GROUP OF ARTILLERY AND AIR DEFENCE "Cnl. Emilio Arabic Claure"

The "93", artillery and air defence group was created by order of the day no. 168/86 of 21 March 1986. This sitting in the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra. The GADA '93 was nominated "Cnl. Emilio Arabic Claure" in memory to the senior officer worthy and notable military Instructor of the FAB, who lost his life on the duty as occupier of an aircraft of the FAB which was involved in a tragic accident in 1979.

IV Air Brigade / IV Brigada Aerea

This major air unit with headquarters in the city of Tarija and geographical jurisdiction in the strategic Area of the silver, was created by order of the day of the FAB No. 133/90 of 20 December 1990.

GRUPO AÉREO “41” “Cap. Arturo Valle”

This unit based in the city of Tarija was created on December 24, 1958 as air Detachment No. 2; After various names, from the 2010 management was named as "41" air group. The air group "41" is named after "Chap. Arturo Valle", as well as the units that preceded, in tribute to the aviator and hero of the Chaco War, fallen in Fortín Toledo.

AIR GROUP "63" "Tcnl. Luis Ernst Rivera"

This unit based in the city of Villamontes, was created by order of the day of the FAB No. 165/86 of 9 December 1986.The air group "63" was nominated "Tcnl. Luis Ernst Rivera", in tribute to the second Ace of our aviation in the Chaco War.

"94" GROUP OF ARTILLERY AND AIR DEFENCE"Tte. Nicolas Rojas y Rojas'

The Group of artillery and air defence "94" which is based in the city of Tarija, was created by order of the day of the FAB No. 136/93 of December 29, 1993. The unit bears the name of "Tte. Nicolas Rojas y Rojas", in memory of the air observer and Commander of the anti-aircraft batteries in the Chaco War.





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