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UNSC Air Force
Active

Probably since 2163

Allegiance

United Nations Space Command

Branch

United Nations Space Command Defense Force

Role

Aerial support and defensive force

Equipment

F99 Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle


The UNSC Air Force is a division of the UNSC Defense Force along with the UNSC Army, Navy, and Marine Corps. It serves as an aerial defense and support force.[1]

Contents

Operations

Much of the Air Force's operations are currently unknown. It is likely that it is tasked with organizing aerial operations, conducting tactical strikes and bombing runs, providing close-air-support for infantry forces, and transportation of UNSCDF personnel. It is known that it was present during the Battle of Mombasa, where Air Force F99 UCAVs supported Marine forces. Although its specific functions and battlefield role are unclear, the Air Force was most likely assigned to support UNSC Army and Marine ground forces. It is also plausible that they made use of bombers, such as the Shortsword, and fighters such as the SkyHawk.

Ranks

Behind the Scenes

Like the Army, extremely little is known about the Air Force. Initially, author Eric Nylund expressed the opinion that its role and function would have been absorbed into the UNSC Navy, though denied that this was canon[2]. Later, in an interview, Frank O'Conner confirmed the existence of an Air Force branch of the UNSCDF[3].

Related Pages

Sources

  1. HBO Interview with Frank O'Connor and Robert McLees
  2. Halopedia:Letter - Re:UNSC Army
  3. http://halostory.bungie.org/oconnor_mclees_080508.html
United Nations Space Command Defense Force
Uniformed services Army • Air Force • Marine Corps • Navy
Major sub-divisions Special Forces • Naval Intelligence • Colonial Militia
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