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The Iranian air force is organized as follows:

  5 fighter squadrons
  10 fighter/ground attack squadrons
  1 ground attack squadron
  1 maritime patrol squadron
  1 det. ISR squadron
  some SAR flights
  1 tanker/transport squadron
  5 transport squadrons
  4 training squadrons
  some training units
  1 transport helicopter squadron
  some transport helicopter units

Air defense units were elevated to the status of an individual service between 2009 and 2019. See separate...

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