5 Squadron
Royal Bahraini Navy


Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Patrol/SAR
Secondary Role: Transport/Anti-shipping
First Formed: 1994
Parent Unit: Helicopter Wing
Current Status: Active


Number 5 Squadron was formed in 1994 to operate the MBB Bo 105CBS-4. This is the only helicopter unit of the Royal Bahraini Navy. The unit forms part of the Helicopter Wing at Rifa’a Air Base.


Type Qty Service Example Serials
Bo 105CBS-4 2 1994 – Present 511

Unit Markings

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Main Bases

Base Duration
Rifa’a AB 1994 – Present

More Information


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Other Sources

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