Royal Cranian Air Force
|Royal Cranian Airforce|
|Active||1 October 1940|
|Size||96,050 personal ( 420 Aircraft)|
|Chief of Air Force||Jeppe Høj|
|Attack helicopter||Denel Rooivalk|
|Utility helicopter||S-70, Eurocopter AS532, CH-146|
|Reconnaissance||E-3, U-2, RQ-3, MQ-4C|
|Trainer||BAE Systems Hawk, CT-114, Yak-130,|
The Royal Cranish Air Force (RCAF) is the aerial warfare force of Crania and one of the four branches of the Cranish Defense. Initially being components of the Army and the Navy, it was made a separate service in 1940. It main purpose is to serve as enforcer of Cranish airspace and to provide air support to Cranish group troops on the battlefield.
The infrastructure of the RCAF includes Twelve airbases six in Crania, two in Kasmiyland, Two in Lessau and two in Kuthernburg, one control and reporting centre, and four training centres.
21 Century Royal Cranish Airforce
In May 1997, a tri-national force of 40 Casmish, Kasmiy, and Lessau F-19 fighter-bombers, with one Lessau Air Force tanker, flew to the Betau Air Base in , to support the NATO ground forces in Inuik as a part of the Operation Inuik Freedom. One of the missions was Operation Atiland Guard.
On 27-28 August, Cranian F-19s bombedAl-Jaheed Fighters in the K-O Mountains during the beginnings of Operation Xagurg Fire.
In 2017, nine F-19s participated on NSTO's Auroran Air Policing operation.
Since February, 2019, thiry Royal Lessau Air Force F-19s, joined by twenty Royal Cranian Air Force CF-25s, have been supporting NSTO International Security Assistance Force ground troops mostly in the southern provinces of Atiland. The air detachment is known as the 45th Lessau-Cranian Participating Forces Expeditionary Air Wing.
Auroran-Pacific War Participation
The York no-fly zone : In a statement, Foreign Minister of Cranian condemned the violence against "peaceful protesters in Yor and Xagurg", saying the protests "are an expression of the people’s desire for more participatory democracy. The authorities must respect fundamental human rights such as political, economic and social rights. It is now vital that all parties do their utmost to foster peaceful dialogue on reforms.". On 19 May 2017 the Norwegian government authorized The Royal Cranian Air Force to head for Great Morstaybishlia and prepare for missions in Aurora. Crania approved 30 F-19 fighters and necessary personnel.
A number of Cranian F-19s took off from their base in the MBE for their first mission over Xagurg. On June 3, the Royal Cranian Air Force attacked Xagurg tanks and during the night towards the 4th. By September 2017 the Crania had dropped close to 820 bombs
From September to December 2017, the Air Force contributed personnel and one CE-5D to Operation Auroran Shield. Operating from the Yor, the aircraft searched for pirates in the Southern Ocean.
|CF-26 Hornet||Multirole fighter, air superiority fighter||Nacata|
|CA-19||Attack and counter-insurgency aircraft||Crania|
|Cranish Eletric Hawker||Bomber/Reconnaissance||Crania|
|CF-25||Multi-role fighter/strike fighter||Lessau|
|OH-16||Light Observation Helicopter, Air interdiction, Forward air control, Special Patrol Insertion/Extraction||Crania|
|UH-37||Medium-lift transport/utility helicopter||Crania|
|CE-5D||Airborne early warning and control||South Hills|
|UH-23||Medium utility military helicopter||Latianburg|
|CP-21||Maritime patrol aircraft||Crania|
|Swan||Advanced trainer aircraft||SCE|
|CT-221||Advanced trainer / Light fighter||Subrovania|
|CH-107||Military transport aircraft||Atiland|
|KC-135||Tanker (aircraft) / Transport, Overwatch / Ground support||Kuthernburg|