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Bahrain’s first F-16C/D Block 70s on delivery

The first three F-16C/D Block 70 Fighting Falcon multi-role fighters for the Royal Bahraini Air Force (RBAF) departed Lockheed Martin’s production facility in Greenville, South Carolina, on their delivery flight to Shaikh Isa Air Base, Bahrain, on March 6.

US approves sale of refurbished AH-1W SuperCobra gunships to Bahrain

US State Department approval has been granted for the possible Foreign Military Sale of equipment and related services to refurbish 24 AH-1W SuperCobra attack helicopters to Bahrain, after the nation acquired the helicopters second-hand under the US Excess Defense Articles programme

Lockheed Martin rolls out Bahrain’s first F-16 Block 70

Lockheed Martin formally rolled out the first dual-seat F-16D Block 70 Fighting Falcon for the Royal Bahraini Air Force during a ceremony at the firm’s production facility in Greenville, South Carolina, on March 10

Bahrain receives Bell 505 helicopters for training purposes

Bell Textron announced on March 15 that it has delivered three 505 Jet Ranger X light helicopters to the Royal Bahraini Air Force, adding that the rotorcraft will enhance the training proficiencies of the Middle Eastern air arm

Bell completes Bahraini AH-1Z programme

Bell Textron revealed on February 20 that it has completed the programme of record for Bahrain’s acquisition of 12 AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters, adding that the last six examples are on schedule to arrive in the Kingdom later this year

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Bahrain shows off upgraded AH-1FB Cobras

Two upgraded Royal Bahraini Air Force AH-1FB Cobras made their public debut during the latest edition of the Bahrain International Airshow, held from November 9-11, 2022

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Bahrain’s first AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter makes public debut

The first Bell AH-1Z Viper to be delivered to the Royal Bahraini Air Force (RBAF) appeared in the static display at the recent Bahrain International Airshow, which took place from November 9-11

First AH-1Z Viper built for Bahrain

Bell Textron completed the first build of the AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter for the Kingdom of Bahrain last month. The US company announced the completion of the build in a press release on October 22

Wizz Air inaugurates Abu Dhabi-Bahrain route

Those using the service are also able to connect to destinations such as Athens and Belgrade with the carrier

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Bahrain Amiri Royal Flight receives new Avro RJ70

A new Avro RJ70 acquired by the Bahrain Amiri Royal Flight passed through Luqa Airport, Malta, during its delivery flight on August 27