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The 4th Special Forces Helicopter Regiment (French language: 4e Régiment d'Hélicoptères des Forces Spéciales) (4e RHFS) is a special operations unit of the French Army Light Aviation. It is part of the Army Special Forces Brigade which is under the control of the special operations command. It is based in Pau.

The 4e RHFS provides air support to French special forces. It was created in 1997. Its mission is to transport and support French special forces anywhere in the world.

Organization[edit | edit source]

  • Regimental HQ
    • Transport Helicopter Squadron
    • Armed Helicopter Squadron

The regiment employs the following helicopters: Eurocopter AS532 Cougar, Aérospatiale Gazelle, Eurocopter AS332 Super Puma, Aérospatiale SA 330 Puma, Eurocopter Tiger.

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