Austrian Armed Forces

Österreichisches Bundesheer


The Luftunterstützungsgeschwader (Air Support Wing) consists of three staffel (squadrons); the first two being equipped with S-70 "Black Hawk" and "Alouette" III transport helicopters.


The Hubschraubergeschwader (Helicopter Wing) is based at Aigen-in-Ennstal with permanent detachments (Stützpunkte) to Klagenfurt and Schwaz/Tirol near Innsbruck. Some of the Alouettes, nicknamed Christoph, are equipped as rescue helicopters.