Armed Forces Overviews
Air Force
Air Force
Royal Bahraini Air Force
Rifa'a Air Base
Rwy: 13/31, HEL
Pos: 26°06'33"N 050°34'44"E
Elev: 115 ft
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
3rd Helicopter Squadron AB212
8th Helicopter Squadron AH-1E
9th Helicopter Squadron AH-1E
10th Helicopter Squadron Bo105C
9th Helicopter Squadron is the user of AH-1F Cobra 997 at Rifa'a Air Base, Bahrain.
Photo: Rifa'a, 25 March 2009, Edwin Borremans
Shaikh Isa Air Base (OBBS)
Rwy: 15/33
Pos: 25°55'06"N 050°35'26"E
Elev: 136 ft
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge

The Fighter Wing
1st TFS F-16C-40
2nd TFS F-16C-40
6th TFS F-5E
The Training Wing
4th Squadron T67M260
5th Squadron Hawk Mk129
The backbone of the Royal Bahraini Air Force is a squadron of F-5E/Fs and two squadrons of F-16C/Ds. The above three Fighting Falcons are based at Shaikh Isa Air Base, Bahrain.
Photo: March 2009, Edwin Borremans
403 is a Slingsby T67M260 training aircraft, part of 4sq at Shaikh Isa Air Base, Bahrain.
Photo: Sakhir , 23 January 2010, Danny-de-Kiewit
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