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Luftwaffe - German Air Force - Order of Battle

The Luftwaffe order of battle nomenclature is slightly tricky, since the German words "geschwader" and "staffel" [plural "staffel"] both literally translate as "squadron." The organizational hierarchy runs from Division to Wing ["geschwader"] to Squadron ["staffel"], with alphanumeric designations running from single digit Divisions to two-digit Wings to three digit squadrons, with Squadron numbers deriving from Wing numbers.

1st Air Force Division

Frstenfeldbruck
1 Tactical training centerItaly
32nd Fighter-bomber Wing
321st Fighter-bomber Squadron Tornado ECR
322nd Fighter-bomber Squadron Tornado ECR
74th Fighter Wing
741st SquadronTyphoon
742nd SquadronTyphoon
Ministry of Defence Readiness Flight
Air Transport SquadronA310, Challenger
Air Transport SquadronChallenger, Cougar
61st Air Transport Wing
611th Air Transport SquadronC-160
612th Air Transport SquadronC-160
Air Transport SquadronUH-1
62nd Air Transport Wing
621st Air Transport SquadronC-160
623rd Air Transport SquadronC-160
62rd Air Transport Group
Air Transport SquadronNH-90
Air Transport SquadronNH-90
64th Helicopter Wing CH-53
5th Anti-Aircraft Missile Squadron
22nd Air Defence Missile Group
23rd Air Defence Missile Group

3nd Air Force Division

Birkenfeld
31st Fighter-bomber WingBoelcke
311th Fighter-bomber SquadronTornado IDS
313th Fighter-bomber SquadronTornado IDS
33rd Fighter-bomber Wing
331st Fighter-bomber SquadronTornado IDS Eurofighter
333nd Fighter-bomber SquadronTornado IDS Eurofighter
73rd Fighter-bomber Wing Steinhoff
731st Fighter SquadronEurofighter Typhoon
2nd Anti-Aircraft Missile Squadron Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
22nd Air Defence Missile Group
23rd Air Defence Missile Group

4th Air Force Division

Aurich
51st Reconnaissance WingImmelmann
511th Reconnaissance Squadron Tornado IDS/RECCE
512th Reconnaissance Squadron Tornado IDS/RECCE
71st Fighter Wing Richthofen
711th SquadronF-4F ICE Eurofighter
712th SquadronF-4F ICE Eurofighter
1st Anti-Aircraft Missile Squadron Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
26th Air Defence Missile GroupPatriot
Air Defense GroupMANTIS
Object Guard RegimentFriesland
63rd Air Transport Wing
631st Air Transport SquadronC-160
632nd Air Transport SquadronC-160
633rd Air Transport SquadronUH-1




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