2 Squadron

of the Royal Bahraini Air Force

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Interceptor Fighter
Secondary Role: Attack/Training
First Formed: 2000
Parent Unit: 1st Fighter Wing
Current Status: Active


The 2nd Fighter Squadron was formed in 2000 to operate the F-16C Block 40s delivered under Peace Crown II. The unit forms part of 1st Fighter Wing at Shaikh Isa Air Base. Two F-16D Block 40 dual-control trainers were transferred from the 1st Fighter Squadron to assist conversion training.


Type Qty Service Example Serials
F-16C Block 40 10 2000 – Present ?
F-16D Block 40 2? 2000 – Present ?

Unit Markings

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Main Bases

Base Duration
Shaikh Isa AB 2000 – Present

More Information


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Other Sources

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