MBB Bo 105
in Royal Bahraini Navy service


Key Facts

Total Delivered: 2
Total Still Active: 2
Total Now Stored: 0
Service Entry: 1994
Retirement: current
Main Role: Patrol/SAR
Origin: Germany


Two Bo 105CBS-MSS acquired new from the manufacturer in 1994. The Bo 105CBS-MSS is a navalised version of the CBS-4, equipped for maritime surveillance and SAR with provisions including a search radar in an undernose radome and NVG compatible cockpit lighting. It can also be used for over the horizon targeting of the Exocet MM40 anti-shipping missile. Operated by the 5th Squadron.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
511     August 1994 noted Apr 1999
?     1994  

More Information


  • World Air Power Journal Vol 21 Summer 1995 p.9
  • Worldmil (1996) p.51
  • World Air Forces Directory 2006/07 (Mach III)

Other Sources

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in Royal Bahraini Navy service

  1. Hello ! I suppose the c/n’s for both Royal Bahraini Navy Bo105 are S-889 and S-893. S-511 was delivered to Iraqi Army … Best regards, Jens Miles

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