3 Squadron

of the Royal Bahraini Air Force

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Transport
Secondary Role: Policing
First Formed: 1980
Parent Unit: Helicopter Wing
Current Status: Active


Number 3 Squadron was formed in 1980 to operate the Agusta-Bell AB.212. The unit forms part of the Helicopter Wing at Rifa’a Air Base.


Type Qty Service Example Serials
AB.212 12 1980 – Present 901, 904

Unit Markings

Figure 1
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Main Bases

Base Duration
Bahrain Intl. Airport (Manama) 1980 – 1994
Rifa’a AB 1984 – Present

More Information


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Other Sources

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