1st Fighter Wing

of the Royal Bahraini Air Force

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Interceptor Fighter
Secondary Role: Attack/Training
First Formed: 1985
Parent Unit: Air Force HQ
Current Status: Active


1st Fighter Wing was formed in 1985 to control the RBAF fighter units. Initially based at Bahrain International Airport (Manama), the unit later moved to Shaikh Isa Air Base.

Subordinate Units

Unit Duration
1st Fighter Squadron 1990 – Present
2nd Fighter Squadron 2000 – Present
6th Fighter Squadron 1985 – Present

Unit Markings

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Base Duration
Bahrain Intl. Airport (Manama) 1985 – 1990
Shaikh Isa AB 1990 – Present

More Information


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Other Sources

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