Estonian Air Force

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The Estonian Air Force (Estonian: Eesti Õhuvägi) is the aviation branch of the Estonian Defence Forces. The air force traces its history to 1918, and was established in its current form in 1991.

As of 2016, the Estonian Air Force has a strength of 300 personnel, eight unarmed aircraft and several radar systems. Its main tasks are to provide surveillance of Estonian air space and support the country's ground forces. In addition, the air force hosts units from other NATO countries at its single operational air base.