Military aircraft insignia - East German Air Force

Military aircraft insignia - East German Air Force

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The Luftstreitkräfte der NVA (Air Forces of the NVA) was the air arm of the National People's Army of the German Democratic Republic (GDR, or East Germany). It was founded in 1956, after the GDR's entry into the Warsaw Pact alliance, on the basis of People's Police air units formed in 1950. In 1957, the air force was combined with the Luftverteidigung (Air Defense), which operated ground-based anti-aircraft missile and tracking systems. The service's full name was Luftstreitkräfte/Luftverteidigung, or LSK/LV.
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