International Military Cooperation – Bosnia and Herzegovina – 2022


In the last three years, Bosnia and Herzegovina predominantly did join multinational exercises with NATO and partner countries, with the exception of bilateral annual exercise with the United States of America. AFBiH members participate in multinational exercises organised under the auspices of U.S. Army Europe and Africa or NATO. They also join in exercises organised within regional initiatives, such as the B-9 forum or the US-Adriatic Charter (A5). The exercises are mainly focused on building interoperability for joint action in multinational operations. It also participated in two air operations exercises in 2021, as part of the Balkan Medical Task Force and as part of the team for tactical aircraft guidance.


The largest foreign donor in Bosnia and Herzegovina are the United States, which donated four Huey II helicopters, 41 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (Humvee), as well as emergency situations, IT and light infantry equipment over the past three years. Turkey signed a deal with Bosnia and Herzegovina to donate roughly 12,270,000 EUR for arms and equipment, provided that it is ordered from the Turkish defence industry, while China donated engineering machines.


United States of America
EUR 51,287,841
EUR 12,299,802
EUR 1, 432, 995

2022 – Balkan Defence Monitor
International Military Cooperation –
Bosnia and Herzegovina

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