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Bosnia and Herzegovina - Military Flags and Aircraft Marking

Last modified: 2004-07-03 by dov gutterman
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Old Army Flag

[The old flag of the Bosnian army]
by Velid-aga Jerlagic

This is the flag of the Army of Bosnia and Herzegovina adopted in 1993.
Velid-aga Jerlagic, 13 April 1998

New Army Coat of Arms?

The Bosnia and Herzegovina Army Coat of Arms was promoted today in Sarajevo. (BiH TV news - This is the first Coat of Arms adopted without Schumacher, Steiner and Westendorp.)
Mark Sensen, 7 February 1998

I think the new insignia are actually for the army of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Croatian news agency HINA reported this on 5 February.
HINA said the new army insignia had two black concentric circles with lettering "Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina" and "Federation Army", with the Federal coat-of-arms with two swords in the middle. The agency also said that the coat of arms of the Defence Ministry will be similar but with a blue background. It was reported that the new insignia, soon to be added to uniforms, were the result of a public competition.
Zeljko Heimer, 22 February 1998

Aircraft Marking

Bosnia and Herzegovina don't have an air force. Gevernment aircrafts have a national flag in the canton. I guess the they also carry the appropiate arms (national, RS or Federation) on the fuselage as this Cessna 500 of Republic of Srpska seen at <>.
Military Aircraft Insignia of the World [cos98] reported that a roundel was used in 1992 (see <>) based on the 1992 flag.
Dov Gutterman, 12 June 2004

At <> there is an articale about "Military Aircraft in Bosnia". Ilustrations show the BiH first marking.
Dov Gutterman, 14 June 2004

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