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Khalifa bin Ahmad Al Khalifa [+] Print this page

Also known as: Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa [+]

Country: Bahrain [+]

Last seen as

Field Marshal, Commander of Bahrain Defence Force (Air Force/Army/Military/Navy) on 25 November 2019 [+]


Unit Rank Role Official Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Bahrain Defence Force [+] Field Marshal [+] Commander [+] 2008 [+] 25 November 2019 [+]

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Commanders of units that were subordinate to any units commanded by this person
Name Rank Role Unit Start of overlap End of overlap Duration of overlap
Hamad bin Abdullah al Khalifah [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] Royal Bahraini Air Force [+] 2009 [+] 3 April 2019 [+] ~3744 days
Nasser bin Hamad al Khalifa [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] Royal Guard [+] 9 December 2016 [+] 17 October 2017 [+] 312 days


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Publication Date Publisher Publication Title Access Date Archive Link
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
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
18 October 2017 alayam البحريـن تشتـري 16 مقاتلـة «إف 16» المـطــوّرة 20 September 2020
03 April 2019 Arabian Aerospace Battle-weary Bahrain looks to upgrade forces 12 July 2020