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    Found this while looking for stuff, ideas, for the Northern Fleet....or if it is Northern Front. Did any of the A-20's, B-25 end up there, up in the north....

    On 22 June 1941, the USSR possessed a total of around 20,000 combat aircraft, including 11,500 fighters, 8,400 bombers, and 100 (sic) ground-attack aircraft. However, only slightly above one-tenth of this impressive amount were of 'modern' types - 1,900 MiG-3, LaGG-3, and Yak-1 fighters (of which 980 were based in the western frontier Military Districts), 458 Pe-2 bombers and 249 IL-2 ground-attack aircraft.
    Of the grand total, between 9,000 and 10,000 were immediately available to meet the German attack, tactically divided as follows:



    The Front Air Forces and Army Air Forces

    Sixty-one Aviadivizii and ten reconnaissance Aviapolka.

    In the western parts of the USSR:


    ------------------------------
    VVS Leningrad Military District (Later VVS Northern Front)

    1 SAD, subordinate to the 14th Army, between Murmansk and Kandalaksha.
    10 BAP, 137 BAP, 145 IAP, 147 IAP.

    55 SAD, subordinate to the 7th Army in the Petrozavodsk area.
    72 SBAP.

    5 SAD, subordinate to the 23rd Army on the Karelian Isthmus.
    7 IAP, 159 IAP, 158 IAP.

    41 BAD, subordinate to the 23rd Army in the Siverskaya area.
    201 SBAP, 202 SBAP, 205 SBAP.

    3 IAD, assigned to the air defense of Leningrad.
    19 IAP, 44 IAP.

    54 IAD, assigned to the air defense of Leningrad.
    26 IAP, 157 IAP, 311 RAP.

    2 SAD to the south of Leningrad.
    2 SBAP, 44 SBAP, 58 SBAP, 65 ShAD.

    39 IAD to the south of Leningrad.
    154 IAP, 155 IAP, 156 IAP.

    In total, 1,270 aircraft.

    ------------------------------

    VVS Baltic Special Military District (Later VVS North-Western Front)

    312 RAP.

    8 SAD at Kaunas and Alytus.
    15 IAP, 31 IAP, 61 ShAP.

    57 IAD between Vilnius and Daugavpils.
    42 IAP, 54 SBAP, 49 IAP.

    7 SAD in northern Lithuania.
    10 IAP, 9 SBAP, 46 BAP, 241 SBAP.

    6 SAD between Riga and Liepaya.
    21 IAP, 31 SBAP, 40 BAP, 148 IAP.

    4 SAD in Estonia.
    38 IAP, 35 SBAP, 50 SBAP, 53 SBAP.

    In total 1,211 aircraft.

    --------------------------------

    VVS Western Special Military District (Later VVS Western Front)

    313 RAP, 314 RAP.

    9 SAD, subordinate to the 10th Army in the Bialystok border area.
    13 SBAP, 41 IAP, 124 IAP, 126 IAP, 129 IAP.

    10 SAD, subordinate to the 4th Army in the Brest-Litovsk border area.
    33 IAP, 74 ShAP, 123 IAP, 39 SBAP.

    11 SAD, subordinate to the 3rd Army in the Grodno - Lida area.
    16 SBAP, 122 IAP, 127 IAP.

    12 BAD in the Vitebsk area.
    6 SBAP, 43 SBAP, 128 SBAP, 209 SBAP, 215 SBAP.

    43 IAD between Minsk and Smolensk.
    160 IAP, 161 IAP, 162 IAP, 163 IAP.

    13 BAD in the Bobruysk area.
    24 SBAP, 97 SBAP, 121 SBAP, 125 SBAP, 130 SBAP.

    In total 1,789 aircraft (including 252 of the 'modern' fighter types)

    -------------------------------

    VVS Kiev Special Military District (Later VVS South-Western Front)

    315 RAP, 316 RAP.

    14 SAD, subordinate to the 5th Army in the Lutsk area.
    17 IAP, 46 IAP, 89 IAP.

    62 BAD, subordinate to the 5th Army in the Kiev area.
    52 SBAP, 94 SBAP, 243 SBAP, 245 SBAP.

    15 SAD, subordinate to the 6th Army in the Lvov area.
    23 IAP, 28 IAP, 66 ShAP, 164 IAP.

    16 SAD, subordinate to the 6th Army in the Ternopol area.
    86 SBAP, 87 IAP, 92 IAP, 226 SBAP, 227 SBAP.

    63 SAD, subordinate to the 26th Army in the Stryy area.
    20 IAP, 62 ShAP, 91 IAP, 165 IAP.

    64 SAD, subordinate to the 12th Army in the Stanislav area.
    12 IAP, 149 IAP, 166 IAP, 246 IAP, 247 IAP.

    17 BAD in the Proskurov area.
    47 SBAP, 224 SBAP, 225 SBAP, 242 SBAP, 244 SBAP.

    36 IAD in the Kiev area.
    2 IAP, 43 IAP, 254 IAP, 255 IAP.

    19 BAD in the Bielaya Tserkov area.
    33 SBAP, 136 BAP, 138 SBAP.

    44 IAD in the Vinnitsa area.
    88 IAP, 248 IAP, 249 IAP, 252 IAP.

    In total 1,913 aircraft.

    Note: Shortly after the outbreak of the war, 18 DBAD was subordinated to the staff of VVS South-Western Front in the Kiev area.

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    VVS Odessa Military District (Later VVS Southern Front)

    146 RAP, 317 RAP.

    20 SAD between Beltsy and Tiraspol.
    4 IAP, 45 SBAP, 55 IAP, 211 SBAP.

    21 SAD to the north of the Black Sea coast from Bolgrad in the west to Vorms in the east.
    5 BAP, 69 IAP, 67 IAP, 168 IAP, 299 ShAP.

    45 SAD from Razdelnaya in the west to Fedorovka in the east.
    131 IAP, 132 SBAP, 232 SBAP, 210 SBAP.

    In total 950 aircraft (including over 100 'modern' MiG-3 fighters).

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    DBA, the Long-Range (strategical) Bomber Aviation

    Five BAKs and three independent Divizii.

    In the western parts of the USSR:

    ----

    1 BAK in the Novgorod area:
    40 DBAD at Soltsy and Krechvitsy.
    53 DBAP, 200 DBAP, 7 TBDAP.

    51 DBAD at Yedrovo.
    7 DBAP, 203 DBAP, 204 DBAP.

    ----

    2 BAK in the Kursk area:
    35 DBAD at Bryansk, Orel and Karachev.
    100 DBAP, 219 DBAP, 223 DBAP.

    48 DBAD at Kursk, Shchigry and Oboyan'.
    51 DBAP, 220 DBAP, 221 DBAP, 222 DBAP.

    ----

    3 BAK in the Smolensk area:
    52 DBAD at Shatalovo, Seshchinskaya and Smolensk.
    3 TBDAP, 98 DBAP, 212 DBAP.

    42 DBAD at Borovskoye and Shaykovka.
    1 TBDAP, 96 DBAP, 207 DBAP.

    ----

    4 BAK in the Zaporozhye area:
    22 DBAD at Zaporozhye and Saki/Crimea.
    8 DBAP, 11 DBAP, 21 DBAP.

    50 DBAD at Rostov-on-the-Don and Novocherkassk/Caucasus.
    81 DBA, 299 DBAP, 231 DBAP, 228 DBAP.

    ----

    [5 BAK is missing from the OOB data in Bergstrom]

    ----

    18 DBAD (an independent Divitziya) at Skomorokhy and Borispol'.
    14 TDBAP, 90 DBAP, 93 DBAP.

    ----

    In total 1,332 aircraft, including 1,122 DB-3Fs and DB-3s, 201 TB-3s and nine TB-7s.

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    The Naval Air Forces VVS SF (Northern Fleet)
    72 SAP, 118 RAP, 49 ORAE, 24 Aviazveno Svyazi.

    A total of 116 aircraft.

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    VVS KBF (Red Banner Baltic Fleet)

    8 BABr.

    10 SABr.

    61 IABr.

    15 OMRAP.

    Plus seven independent aviation Eskadrilyas.

    A total of 707 aircraft.

    --------------------------

    VVS ChF (Black Sea Fleet)

    62 IABr.

    63 BABr.

    119 OMRAP.

    Plus eleven independent aviation Eskadrilyas.

    A total of 624 aircraft.

    ---------------------------

    The VVS of the Northern Fleet, the Red Banner Baltic Fleet and the Black Sea Fleet comprised a total of 1,445 aircraft, of which 763 were fighters (72 MiG-3s, 344 I-16s and the remainder I-153s and I-15bis), 217 bombers, 120 mine-torpedo aircraft (DB-3 and DB-3T) and 345 reconnaissance aircraft (flying boats).
    Apart from this, there were small air forces of four local Flotiliya, with VVS Pinskaya Flotiliya (on the rivers Pripyat and Dnepr) with 20 aircraft, stationed in the western parts of the USSR.
     
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