Historical Orders of Battle

for the Royal Bahraini Air Force

Historical orders of battle for the BAAF are listed for the following dates:
1976   1986   1991   1995   2002   Table of Current Order of Battle

1976

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Squadron Type Base
Bahrain Defense Force
Air Wing MBB Bo 105C Bahrain Intl. Airport (Manama)

1986

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Squadron Type Base
1st Fighter Wing
6th Fighter Squadron Northrop F-5E/F Bahrain Intl. Airport (Manama)
Helicopter Wing
3 Squadron Agusta-Bell AB.212 Bahrain Intl. Airport (Manama)
7 Squadron MBB Bo 105C Bahrain Intl. Airport (Manama)

1991

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Squadron Type Base
1st Fighter Wing
1st Fighter Squadron Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Block 40 Shaikh Isa AB
6th Fighter Squadron Northrop F-5E/F Shaikh Isa AB
Helicopter Wing
3 Squadron Agusta-Bell AB.212 Bahrain Intl. Airport (Manama)
7 Squadron MBB Bo 105C Bahrain Intl. Airport (Manama)

1995

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Squadron Type Base
1st Fighter Wing
1st Fighter Squadron Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Block 40 Shaikh Isa AB
6th Fighter Squadron Northrop F-5E/F Shaikh Isa AB
Helicopter Wing
3 Squadron Agusta-Bell AB.212 Rifa’a AB
5 Squadron* MBB Bo 105CBS-MSS Rifa’a AB
7 Squadron MBB Bo 105C Rifa’a AB
8 Squadron Bell AH-1E** Rifa’a AB

* = Bahrain Amiri Navy unit.
** = unit forming.

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