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Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra.
Spanish Army Airmobile Force
FAMET.svg
Seal of the FAMET
Active 1965-present
Country Spain
Branch Spanish Army
Type Army aviation branch
Role Battlefield support and reconnaissance
Size 5 battalions
Garrison/HQ HQ - Colmenar Viejo - Madrid
Bétera (Valencia),
Agoncillo (La Rioja) (La Rioja),
Almagro (Ciudad Real),
Dos Hermanas (Sevilla),
San Cristóbal de La Laguna (Santa Cruz de Tenerife),
Detachment in Melilla.
Motto Sicut in coelo et in terra
As well in the sky as in the ground
Engagements Ifni War (1957)
Insignia
Roundel Roundel of the Spanish Air Force.svg
Fin Flash High-vis spanish air force fin.PNG
Aircraft flown
Attack BO-105, UH-1H, Tigre
Patrol Eurocopter Cougar
Reconnaissance Eurocopter Cougar, Bell 212
Trainer Eurocopter EC 135
Transport Eurocopter Super Puma, Eurocopter Cougar, CH-47 Chinook, UH-1H
Spanish Eurocopter Tigre at Paris Air Show 2007
Spanish CH-47D Chinook with the new color scheme during an Special Operations exhibition in Santander

Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra - Spanish Army Airmobile Force

An Independent Army Aviation force was formed in 1965 as Aviacion Ligera del Ejercito de Tierra and renamed FAMET in 1973.

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Organization

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Order of Battle

Almagro (LEAO)
Batallón
(Battalion)
Aircraft Type Codes Badge
BHELA I BO-105
UH-1H
HA.15
HU.10
Valencia/Betera (LEBT)
Batallón
(Battalion)
Aircraft Type Codes Badge
BHELMA II Eurocopter Cougar HU.21L
  • Maneuver Helicopter Battalion # 3 -- BHELMA III (Agoncillo - Logroño)
Agoncillo/Logroño (LELO)
Batallón
(Battalion)
Aircraft Type Codes Badge
BHELMA III UH-1H
Eurocopter Super Puma
HU.10
HT.21
  • Maneuver Helicopter Battalion # 4 -- BHELMA IV (El Copero - Sevilla)
Sevilla/El Copero (LEEC)
Batallón
(Battalion)
Aircraft Type Codes Badge
BHELMA IV Eurocopter Super Puma HT.21
CH-47 Chinook helicopter
Colmenar Viejo (LECV)
Batallón
(Battalion)
Aircraft Type Codes Badge
BHELTRA V CH-47 Chinook HT.17
BTRANS UH-1H HU.10
CEFAMET Eurocopter EC 135 HE.26 Cefamet.png
PCMHEL Eurocopter Super Puma HT.21 Pchmel.png
Los Rodeos - Tenerife
Batallón
(Battalion)
Aircraft Type Codes Badge
BHELMA VI Bell 212 HU.18

Helicopters

On Order

See also

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