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Air Base 115 Orange-Caritat (French: Base aérienne 115 Orange-Caritat "Capitaine de Seyne" or BA 115, ICAO: LFMO) is a French Air Force
French Air Force
base equipped with one runway and named after Capitaine de Seyne. It is located 5 kilometres (3 mi) east of Orange, a commune in the Vaucluse
Vaucluse
department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
region in France. It hosts:

01.005 strike sqn Vendée (escadron de chasse 01.005) and 02.005 strike sqn Ile de France
France
(escadron de chasse 02.005) equipped with the Dassault Mirage 2000
Dassault Mirage 2000
RDI and B/C types. The RDI to carry out allweather air defense missions, and the B/C types for pilot transition and training purposes.* One of these Mirage 2000 units has been disbanded-probably EC02.005. EH05.067 equipped with AS355 Squirrell helicopters.This unit has re-located from Istres Le Tube. a permanent Dépôt atelier munitions spécialisées (DAMS) detachment; this is a headquarters unit responsible for all Special Ammunition Storages in France. 10.950 air defense sqn (escadron de défense sol-air 10.950) the base air defense unit. etablissement logistique du commissariat de l’air de Portes-les –valence, a logistic unit. a guard detachment Fusiliers Commandos de l'Air
Fusiliers Commandos de l'Air
responsible for ground defense and base security.

References[edit]

^ Airport data chart Orange Air base ^ Airport information for LFMO at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.

External links[edit]

Base aérienne 115 Orange, official website (in French) BA 115 at French Air Force
French Air Force
website (in French) Escadron de Chasse 01.005 Vendée (in French) Escadron de Chasse 02.005 IIe de France
France
(in French) Photos of Orange-Caritat Air Base Aeronautical chart for LFMO at SkyVector Current weather fo

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