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  Bahrain   Royal Bahraini Amiri Police Air Wing (Public Security Flying Wing)
Kingdom of Bahrain (Mamlakat al Bahrayn)

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Paramilitary 11,260 personnel. Police 9,000 personnel. (Ministry of Interior)

ROYAL BAHRAINI AMIRI PUBLIC SECURITY FORCE FLYING WING


Forces by Role & Equipment by Typ
e
(Paramilitary Role)

HELICOPTER
No combat capable. Total 12 Policing Helicopters.

Utility & Transport
1 sqn with 12 Utl Tpt hel:
1 Bell Textron Helicopter Bell 412 Twin Huey;
1 Bell Textron Helicopter Bell 412SP Twin Huey;
6 Bell Textron Helicopter Bell 412EP Twin Huey;
1 Bell Textron Helicopter Bell 427 (Multipurpose utility)
1 MBB Bo-105;
2 Hughes 500


FACILITIES

  Royal Bahraini Amiri Civil Police Aviation Main Headquarters:
  Manama Police Fort Main HQ: Shaikh Isa Air Base (OBBS)
   
   Bahrain Public Security Force (Police) - Air Base Organization:
  Bahrain Public Security Force Flying Wing
:
  Bell 412EP/SP, Bell 427, Bo-105, Hughes 500

Bahrain Police Aviation Current Aircraft Inventory:

Helicopter Type Total
Del'd
Total
Now
Role Service
Entry
Origin
Bell Textron Helicopter Bell 412 Twin Huey 1 1 Utility/Policing/Transport 1982 USA
Bell Textron Helicopter Bell 412EP Twin Huey 6 6 Utility/Policing/Transport 1982 USA
Bell Textron Helicopter Bell 412SP Twin Huey 1 1 Utility/Policing/Transport 2004 USA
Bell Textron Helicopter Bell 427 1 1 Utility/Policing/Transport 2009 USA
MBB Bo-105C 2 1 Utility/Policing/Transport 1994 Germany
Hughes 500MD 3 2 Utility/Policing/Transport 1978 USA


Bahrain Civil Police Main Headquarters: Manama city

The Public Security Forces (PSF) Departments

The following units and departments are among those that report directly to the PSF command:

The police departments of five of the governorates of Bahrain (Manama, Muharraq, Shamaliyah, Janubiyah and Wusta).
    The Special Forces Department.
    The Special Protections Department.
    The Counter Terrorism Centre.
    The Traffic Police.
    The Operations Department.
    The Coast Guard.

Current order of battle and inventory equipment:

NATIONAL GUARD
900 personnel. Paramilitary 3 battalions
COAST GUARD
260 personnel. (Ministry of Interior)
PATROL AND COASTAL COMBATANTS 22:
7 PCC; 15 PBI (less than 100 tonnes)
LOGISTICS AND SUPPORT 1 support/landing craft, 1 hovercraft

 
Boeing-747SP-21 (RBAF)
RBAF F-16C Block 40 Fighting Falcon
RBAF AH-1E Cobra
RBAF F-5E Tiger II
RBAF Bo-105
RBAF BAE 146 / RJ-85
Bahrain AF
Scheme
RBAF BAE Hawk MK.129


   Bahrain AF News:

New Cold War Takes Shape in Arabian Gulf

• New Cold War Takes Shape in Arabian Gulf  (3/26/2013)

Iraq, Bahrain Eye Bell’s AH-1Z Attack Helicopter

• Iraq, Bahrain Eye Bell’s AH-1Z Attack Helicopter  (2/1/2013)

Bahrain 2012: Showing off the UH-60M Black Hawk

• Bahrain 2012: Showing off the UH-60M Black Hawk  (1/21/2012)


• Bahrain 2012: Police Aviation emerges from the shadows  (1/20/2012)

• Lockheed Martin Delivers AN/TPS-59 Ballistic Missile Defense Radar to Bahrain  (10/15/2007)


 

 



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