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Location address: Portugal, Leiria
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Monte Real Air Base (ICAO: LPMR), officially designated as Air Force Base No. 5 (Portuguese: Base Aérea Nº 5, BA5), is a Portuguese Air Force Military airbase located in Monte Real, Leiria, Portugal. Its mission is to guarantee the readiness and deployment of the air force units attributed to it. Since its opening on October 4, 1959, the base has been home to the air force’s jet fighter aircraft, with several of the units based there being equipped with F-86F Sabre, Fiat G.91, T-33 Shooting Star, T-38 Talon and A-7 Corsair II aircraft.