The Franco-German Air Force ('FGAF') is the aerial warfare and in some cases, space warfare service branch of the Franco-German Military. The ASAF's core functions are Nuclear Deterrence Operations, Special Operations, Air Superiority, Global Integrated ISR, Space Superiority, Command and Control, Personnel Recovery, Global Precision Attack, Building Partnerships, Rapid Global Mobility and Agile Combat Support. The ASAF operates x manned aircraft in service, approximately x unmanned combat air vehicles, x air-launched cruise missiles, and 500 intercontinental ballistic missiles. The ASAF has 250,159 personnel on active duty, 44,872 in the Air Force Reserves, and 50,753 in the Air National Guard. In addition, the ASAF employs 72,360 civilian personnel, and has 32,000 auxiliary members in the Civilian Air Security. The Department of the Air Force is headed by the civilian Secretary of the Air Force who oversees all administrative and policy affairs. The Department of the Air Force is a division of the Department of Defense, headed by the Secretary of Defense. The highest ranking military officer in the Department of the Air Force is the Chief of Staff of the Air Force.

[edit] Organization

The Franco-German Air Force is mostly concentrated in its mainland territory. Different air defense zones are assigned to different air bases and squadrons. In addition to FGC administrated territory, the FGAF keeps forces ready in excess at certain overseas bases These are usually in Franco-German Overseas Territories, allthough the FGC does lease land from other countries in regions where it doesn't have territory.

In Europe, there are 8 zones of coverage for FGAF forces. The Mediterranean east of Sardinia, the Mediterranean west of Sardinia, Iberia, France, Germany, the Insular nations of Europe, Scandanavia,and East Europe.

North America, due to a high concentration of powerful states, is sparcely filled with FGAF forces. Accordingly, there are only three zones: the Caribbean, Anglo-America, Central America plus South America north of Brazil and Peru, and then the rest of South America.

In Africa, there are 5 zones: Southern Africa, East of DR Congo, DR Congo and those west, Western Sahel, Western Sahara, and Eastern Sahara up to the eastern side of the Suez Canal.

The Middle East, due to its highly militarized and defended state, is divided into only two zones: Levant and Arabian Peninnsula.

Central Asia is split into Iran, North India, Pakistan, South India, Afghanistan, Taijikistan, Kyrgistan, and Uzbekistan. The FGAF put a large force in charge of this region due to the strategic importance.

Southeast Asia is divided into Burma and Bengladesh, and the rest is counted as "no-man's land" due to the PRC/Yarphese presence.

Oceania is divided into two regions excluding the heavy FGAF presence in FGC territories, Australia and New Zealand.

[edit] Structure and Departments

[edit] Command Departments

Major Command

Numbered Air Force

[edit] Foreign Departments

Air Force Africa: Djibouti AFB, Djibouti

Air Force Eurasia: MG Louis LaFourge -

Air Force South America: Reunion Island AFB

Air Force Oceania:

Special Foreign Air Command: GEN Alex Beauregard- Black Site 3

[edit] Other

Franco-German Air Force Reserve: GEN Andre Suarez - Hamburg Air Force Base,

Air Force Training: LGN Albert Goebells - Hamburg Air Force Base,

[edit] Divisions

First Air Force: - Strassburg, France

Second Air Force: - Cheyenne, French Guiana

Third Air Force: - Noumea, New Caledonia

Fourth Air Force: - Big Corn Island, Central America

Fifth Air Force: -

Sixth Air Force: -

Special Operations Unit: Jacque Clousseau - Hamburg, Germany

[edit] Ranks

High to low...

  • General of the Air Force (Commissioned Officer)
  • General (C.O.)
  • Lieutenant General (C.O.)
  • Major General (C.O.)
  • Brigadier General (C.O.)
  • Colonel (C.O.)
  • Lieutenant Colonel (C.O.)
  • Major (C.O.)
  • Captain (C.O.)
  • First Lieutenant (C.O.)
  • Second Lieutenant (Non-Commissioned Officer)
  • Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (N.C.O.)
  • Command Chief Master Sergeant (N.C.O.)
  • Chief Master Sergeant (N.C.O.)
  • Senior Master Sergeant (N.C.O.)
  • Master Sergeant (N.C.O.)
  • Technical Sergeant (N.C.O.)
  • Staff Sergeant (N.C.O.)
  • Senior Airman (N.C.O.)
  • Airman First Class (N.C.O.)
  • Airman (N.C.O.)
  • Enlistee (N.C.O.)

[edit] Aircraft Inventory

Combat aircraft

Dassault Mirage 2000 France Fighter Aircraft

Attack Aircraft---- Trainer Aircraft


D---- B

185[3] 34x Mirage 2000-5F, 52x Mirage 2000C----

80x Mirage 2000D---- 21x Mirage 2000B,

Dassault Mirage F1 France Trainer Aircraft

Reconnaissance Attack Aircraft



65[4] 7x Mirage F1B----

48x Mirage F1CR, 10x Mirage F1CT

Dassault Rafale France Trainer Aircraft

Multirole Fighter



56[5] 38x Rafale B----

18x Rafale C

F-35 Lightning Union of Everett Stealth Multirole Fighter 150
Eurofighter Typhoon EU Multirole Fighter 93
Panavia Tornado EU Reconaissance/Attack Aircraft Tornado IDS 150
Electronic Warfare Tornado ECR 34
Total Aircraft 733
Dassault-Breguet/Dornier Alpha Jet France Trainer Aircraft (Advanced) Alpha Jet E 140
Embraer EMB 121 Xingu Brazil Trainer Aircraft EMB 121 30
Jodel D-140 France Trainer Aircraft 18
Socata TB France Trainer Aircraft TB 30 Epsilon 92
Walter Extra 300 Germany Trainer Aircraft (Aerobatic) Extra 300SC 3
Total Aircraft 283
Dassault Falcon 50 France VIP Transport Falcon 50 4
Dassault Falcon 900 France VIP Transport Falcon 900 2
Dassault Falcon 7X France VIP Transport Falcon 7X 1
Socata TBM France VIP Transport TBM 700 16
Airbus A319 European Union VIP Transport A319-115 CJ 2
Airbus A330 European Union VIP Transport A330-223 1
Airbus A340 European Union Strategic Transport A340-211 2
Airbus A310 European Union Strategic Transport A310-304 3
Lockheed C-130 Hercules United States Tactical Transport C-130H/C-130H-30 14
CASA CN-235 Spain Tactical Transport CN-235-200/CN-235-200M 19
Transall C-160 France Germany Tactical Transport C-160R 51
Total Aircraft 115
Transport/Search and Rescue Helicopter
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter Canada Utility transport DHC-6 5
Eurocopter AS 532 Cougar European Union Transport AS 332L 3
Eurocopter AS 555 Fennec European Union Utility AS 555AN 42
Aérospatiale SA 330 Puma France Transport helicopter SA 330 29
Total Aircraft 79
Maritime Patrol/Reconnaissance/Tanker
Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker United States Refuelling C-135FR 14 1985
Boeing E-3 Sentry United States Airborne early warning E-3F 4 1991
Transall C-160 France Germany ELINT C-160G Gabriel 2
Total Aircraft 20
Nuclear strike
Mirage 2000N France Nuclear strike Mirage 2000/N 64[6] 64x Mirage 2000N
Total Aircraft 64
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