Uzbekistan air forces formed 1991 following the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 with Mi-8 and Mi-24 helicopters.
In 2016 Airbus supplied an unknown number of AS350 (probably 6) and AS332 (2). In 2019 signed Letter of Intent (LoI) with France for the delivery of 34 helicopters
Thales AS350 Simulator for Uzbekistan, 19-Sep-19 : #FlightTraining The Uzbek Air Force inaugurated the first flight academy in the country. Thales installed an AS350/H215 simulator at Karshi (k2) airbase for pilots and engineers