In 2000 Zimbabwe took delivery of three MiG-23 'Floggers' from Libya. One trainer, a Mig-23UB, which retains full
combat capability and two MiG-23MS fighters. The Floggers are operated by '1 Squadron' of the AFZ based at
Thornhill Air Base where they have been in storage for some time now because they are excess to current
It is displayed with UV-32-57 rocket launchers and S-5 rocket. The rockets are unguided and come in a variety of
subtypes with different warheads, including HEAT anti-armour (S-5K), high-explosive fragmentation (S-5M/MO), smoke,
and incendiary rounds. Each rocket is about 1.4 meters (4 ft 6 in) long and weighs about 5 kg (11 lb), depending on
warhead and fuze. Range is 3 to 4 kilometres (1.9 to 2.6 miles).