The Portuguese Air Force is the aerial warfare force of Portugal. The origins of the FAP go back to the early 20th century with the establishment of the first military air unit in 1911.
Besides its warfare role, the FAP has also public service roles, namely assuring the Portuguese Air Search and Rescue Service.
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