Tactical Air Command

Air Force Bases As of 1979.


1st Tactical Air Base , Tehran ( Mehrabad )
11Th. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-4E
12Th. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-4E
13Th. Combat Instructor School (CIS) F-4E
11Th. Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron RF-4E + RF-5 + RT-33
11Th. Tactical Transport Squadron (T.T.SQ.) C-130
12Th. Tactical Transport Squadron (T.T.SQ.) C-130
707 Squadron B-707 Tanker / Transport
747 Squadron B-747 Tanker / Transport
F-27 Squadron F-27 Friendship Transport ( was in Doshan Tappeh)
11Th. Search and Rescue Squadron
Support Squadron F-33 & L-20

2nd Tactical Air Base , Tabriz

21st. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-5E
22nd. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-5E
23rd. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-5E
21st. Counter Insurgency Squadron O–2A
21Th. Search and Rescue Squadron
Support Squadron F-33

3rd Tactical Air Base, Hamadan(Shahrokhi)

31st. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-4E
32nd. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-4E
33rd. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-4E
34Th. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-4E
31Th. Search and Rescue Squadron
Support Squadron F-33

4th Tactical Air Base, Dezfull (Vahdati)

41st. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-5E
42nd. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-5E
43rd. Tactical Fighter Training Squadron (T.F.T.SQ.) F-5E
41Th. Search and Rescue Squadron
Support Squadron F-33 & L-20

5th Tactical Air Base , Agha Jari (Omidieh)

51st. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-5E
52nd. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-5E
53 rd. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-5E
51Th. Search and Rescue Squadron
Support Squadron F-33

6th Tactical Air Base, Bushehr

61st. Tactical Fighter Training Squadron (T.F.T.SQ.) F-4E
62nd. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-4E
63 rd. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) 32 F-4D
61Th. Search and Rescue Squadron
Support Squadron F-33

7th Tactical Air Base, Shiraz

71st. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-4E
72nd. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-14
73rd. Tactical Fighter Training Squadron (T.F.T.SQ.) F-14
71Th. Tactical Transport Squadron (T.T.SQ.) C-130
72nd. Tactical Transport Squadron (T.T.SQ.) C-130
71Th. Search and Rescue Squadron
Support Squadron F-33

8th Tactical Air Base , Isfahan ( Khatami )

81st. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-14
82nd. Tactical Fighter Training Squadron (T.F.T.SQ.) F-14
81st. Search and Rescue Squadron
Support Squadron F-33

9th Tactical Air Base, Bandar Abbas

91st. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-4E
92nd. Tactical Squadron (T.SQ.) P-3F Orion
91st. Search and Rescue Squadron
Support Squadron F-33

10th Tactical Air Base, Chabahar

101st. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-5E
102nd. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-4E
103 rd. Tactical Fighter Squadron (T.F.SQ.) F-4E
101st. Search and Rescue Squadron
Support Squadron F-33

Notes:
There was always one Squadron of F-5 or F-4 in Mashhad.

Each of 11 F–5 E Squadron had over 18 Aircraft (could form 15 SQ)
Each of 12 F-4 E Squadron had over 15 Aircraft (Could form 16 SQ)
Each of 4 F–14 Squadron had 20 Aircraft (Could form 7 SQ.)
**** Each and every Air Base had a Search and Rescue Squadron Plus a support squadron equipped with F-33 Bonanza Aircraft.