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Operation Unified Protector
NATO Arms Embargo
NATO No-Fly Zone

Operation Unified Protector Air Order of Battle (~1 August 2011)
Allied Air Command
Aircraft Facilities
Composante Air / Luchtcomponent
(Belgian Air Component)
4x F-16 Fighting Falcon

Araxos Air Base, Greece

Canadian Forces Air Command
Task Force Libeccio1
Air Expeditionary Wing Sicily
Det, 405 Long Range Patrol Sqdn
Det, 407 Long Range Patrol Sqdn
Det, 425 Tactical Fighter Sqdn
Det, 435 Transport Sqdn
Det, 437 Transport Sqdn

Maritime Airfield Sigonella, Italy
Trapani Birgi Air Base, Italy
2x CP-140 Aurora
2x CC-130 Hercules (Tanker)
1x CC-150 Polaris
7x CF-188 Hornet

Flyvevåbnet (Royal Danish Air Force)
4x F-16 Fighting Falcon

Maritime Airfield Sigonella, Italy

EC 01.002
EC 01.007
EC 03.003
EDCA 00.0036
ERV 02.091
ET 01.061
ET 01.064

BA 105 Evreux Air Base, France
BA 113 Saint Dizier Air Base, France
BA 123 Orléans Air Base, France
BA 125 Istres-Le Tubé Air Base, France
BA 126 Solenzara Air Base, France
BA 702 Avord Air Base, France
Maritime Airfield Sigonella, Italy1
2x Atlantique2
?x C-160 Transall
1x E-3F Sentry (AWACS)
6x KC-135F Stratotanker
8x Rafale F3
2x Mirage 2000-5
2x Mirage 2000D
?x Mirage F1CR

Det, 46^ Brigata Aerea
Det, 6o Stormo
Det, 50o Stormo

Trapani Birgi Air Base, Italy

?x KC-130J
4x Tornado ECR/IDS
4x Typhoon

Airborne Early Warning and Control Force
E-3A Component

Trapani Birgi Air Base, Italy

E-3A Sentry

The Netherlands
6x F-16 Fighting Falcon
1x KDC-10

Decimomannu Air Base, Italy

1x C-17 Globemaster III
2x Mirage 2000-5EDA

Souda Air Base, Greece

1x Boeing 707 (Refueling)
1x CN-235 D4 Vigma
4x F-18 Hornet

Decimomannu Air Base, Italy
FL 02, Expeditionary Air Wing

Maritime Airfield Sigonella, Italy
8x JAS 39C Gripen
1x S 102B Korpen
1x Tp 84T Hercules

United Arab Emirates
6x F-16E Desert Falcon
6x Mirage 2000-9

Maritime Airfield Sigonella, Italy
United Kingdom - Operation Ellamy
906 Expeditionary Air Wing
907 Expeditionary Air Wing

Gioia del Colle Air Base, Italy
RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus
RAF Lossiemouth, UK
RAF Marham, UK

C-17 Globemaster III
Hercules C4/C5
Nimrod R1
Sentinel R1
Sentry AEW1
16x Tornado GR4
6x Typhoon

Storm Shadow

1 - Task Force Libeccio also includes a small Air Coordination Element co-located with NATO Combined Air Operations Center 5 in Poggio Renatico, Italy.

2 - The detachment of 2 Atlantiques that had been deployed to Maritime Airfield Sigonella in Italy were redeployed on 28 July 2011.

3 - Coverage of US invovlement in Operation Unified Protector is found in our coverage of Operation Odyssey Dawn.

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