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The Algerian air force (AAF) was established in 1962 to coordinate all air operations for the National People's Army of Algeria. The air force provides air support for the army and navy. Ground-based air defense is a joint function of the army and air force.

Structurally, the air force consists of:

5 fighter squadrons 3 fighter/ground attack squadrons  2 ground attack squadrons  1 reconnaissance squadron  1 electronic intelligence squadron  2 maritime reconnaissance...

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