Peru Air Force Nations // South America

OVERVIEW The Peruvian air force (Fuerza Aerea Peruana) is primarily responsible for protection of land and sea borders. Peru's border disputes with its neighbors require monitoring by aircraft, as the Peruvian terrain often renders ground operations ineffectual. The air force also patrols the maritime zones claimed by Peru, offering combat support to the naval air force. Although a 12-mile limit is generally recognized as Peruvian territory, Peru extends its defenses 200 miles off...


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