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Bahrain Defence Force [+] Download as CSV Print this page

Also known as: armed forces| BDF| قوة دفاع البحرين [+]

Country: Bahrain [+]

Classified as: Air Force  Army  Military  Navy [+]

Memberships

Multi-unit organizations that this unit is part of
Name Country Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Operation Restoring Hope [+] Yemen [+] Arab Coalition [+]
Arab Coalition Forces [+]
Arab Coalition to restore legitimacy in Yemen [+]
coalition forces [+]
Gulf Arab coalition [+]
Hope Restoration Operation [+]
Joint Forces [+]
Operation Renewal of Hope [+]
operations Renewal of Hope [+]
Operation Storm of Resolve [+]
Saudi-led Arab Coalition [+]
Saudi-led Coalition [+]
Air Force [+]
Army [+]
Joint Operation [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]

Parent units

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Subsidiaries


Name Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Royal Guard [+] Military [+] 9 December 2016 [+] 25 November 2019 [+]
Royal Bahraini Army [+] Army [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
10 December 2011 [+] 25 November 2019 [+]
Royal Bahraini Air Force [+] Air Force [+]
RBAF [+]
سلاح الجو [+]
سلاح الجو الملكي [+]
سلاح الجو الملكي البحريني [+]
قوات جوية [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
10 December 2011 [+] 25 November 2019 [+]
Royal Bahrain Naval Force [+] Bahrain Royal Naval Force [+]
navy [+]
RBNF [+]
Royal Bahraini Navy [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
10 December 2011 [+] 25 November 2019 [+]
Military Intelligence [+] MI [+] Intelligence [+]
Military [+]
9 December 2016 [+]

Personnel

Table showing personnel linked to this unit in command, administrative and other roles
Name Rank Role Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Dheyab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi [+] None Deputy Chief of Staff [+] 9 December 2016 [+]
Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa [+] None Chief of Staff [+] Chief of Staff [+] 2011 [+] 9 December 2016 [+]
Khalifa bin Ahmad Al Khalifa [+] Field Marshal [+] Commander [+] 2008 [+] 25 November 2019 [+]

Sources

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Publication Date Publisher Title Access Date Archive Link
Security Force Monitor Name standardized in accordance with Security Force Monitor research
09 December 2016 Center for Strategic and International Studies The Bahrain Defence Force: The Monarchy’s Second-to-Last Line of Defense 11 November 2020
10 December 2011 Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry Report of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry 12 November 2020
1994 Federal Research Division, Library of Congress Persian Gulf States : country studies 26 April 2019
Complex Operational Environment and Threat Integration Directorate OE Threat Assessment: Bahrain 08 December 2020
24 November 2015 Bahrain Embassy Bahraini Frigate Joins Arab Coalition’s Operation Restoring Hope For Yemen 09 February 2021
25 November 2019 Ministry of Foreign Relations Ambassador Saram meets the Bahrain Defence Commander-in-Chief (BDF) 16 November 2020
14 December 2018 Bahrain News Agency التقرير السنوي لإنجازات وفعاليات وأنشطة قوة دفاع البحرين لعام ٢٠١٨م 20 September 2020
04 May 2015 Saudi Press Agency عام / ملك البحرين يتفقد قوات بلاده المشاركة ضمن قوات " إعادة الأمل " 20 September 2020
06 February 2018 Saudi Press Agency عام / ملك البحرين يرعى التمرين التعبوي المشترك (قوة العزم) 23 September 2020