Where Did Funds to Refurbish Helicopters Come from?
The ruling family has not yet disclosed the real surpluses it has gained from the increase in oil prices, as well as the ways in which these surpluses have been disbursed, which have mostly gone to private pockets or budgets for refurbishing old helicopters.
Bahraini Soldier Dies in Yemen War
The Bahrain Defence Force announced on Friday (June 26, 2020) the death of a Bahraini soldier in Yemen.
Bahrain to Import Naval Weapons from Turkey despite Financial Difficulties
Anadolu News Agency said that Bahrain signed an agreement with the leading Turkish defense and tech firm ASELSAN to supply Bahrain with a remote-controlled weapon system for the country's naval forces, despite the financial difficulties the Kingdom is witnessing and the tensed relations with Istanbul.
Has WHO Updated its Instructions on Wearing Masks as Al-Qahtani Claims?
Nothing has changed in the World Health Organization (WHO) data regarding wearing masks to prevent the Coronavirus infection, as a member of the National Taskforce for Combating the Coronavirus has alluded to.
Frustrated Bahrainis Mock BDF Masks: A Ghutrah is More Useful than their Masks
Frustrated Bahrainis, who were involved in purchasing the poor quality masks that were introduced to the markets in the past two days by the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), described the whole situation as an inhuman exploitation, greedy abuse and theft of people's money.
Bahrain Defence Force Introduces Poor Quality Masks in Markets after Obliging Citizens to Wear them
Bahrain Mirror received information that the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) supplied markets with poor quality masks which were sold at high prices on Thursday (April 9, 2020).
Why Did the Military Step Back? Did MP Al-Salloum Lie? How COVID-19 Issue is Being Addressed in Bahrain from Behind the Scenes
The fight against the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is the number one concern in all countries, and all world leaders have declared that the frontliners protecting humanity are doctors and nurses, except for the King of Bahrain.
Foreign Military Personnel Still in BDF: When will Ruling Family Put End to Naturalization Cost?
Despite their high cost, it seemed like good news to find, while reviewing the final report of the state for 2018, there are still unnaturalized soldiers in the Bahrain Defence Force, in a country that has insanely naturalized tens of thousands of foreigners for political purposes.
Bahrain: $150M for Refurbishing $80M Navy Frigate
The State Department approved a Foreign Military Sale for refurbishment of a frigate sold to Bahrain, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced.
Crown Prince: We will Continue to Provide BDF with Latest Military Systems
Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa pledged to continue working to develop the capabilities of the Bahrain Defense Force members and provide them with the latest military systems to raise their readiness to perform their national duties professionally and effectively.
Activists Condemn "Toxic" Security Relationship between Bahrain and Britain
An Arab Spring activist has slammed Britain's "toxic" security relationship with Bahrain after it emerged that the head of the Gulf dictatorship's military has been attending high-level talks in London.
4381 BDF Officers, Other Personnel Promoted
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued Royal Order on Sunday (February 3, 2019) promoting 776 BDF officers in the various ranks.
Bahrain Signs a $912 Million Deal with U.S. Bell Helicopter
Bahrain has signed a $912 million deal with Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., to buy 12 AH-1Z Viper helicopters, Bahrain News agency reported on Thursday.
Bahrain Defence Force Participates in Military Maneuvers in Egypt
Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) is taking part in the "Arab Shield 1" joint drill which is held in Egypt till November 16.
US Defence Secretary Arrives in Bahrain, Meets BDF Commander in Chief
US Defence Secretary James Mattis arrived in Bahrain on Wednesday (March 1, 2018) after visiting Oman.
BDF Conducts Joint Exercise with Peninsula Shield Forces
Bahrain Defence Force carried out (Bahrain Shield Drill 2) in the participation of the advanced leadership of the Joint Peninsula Shield Forces, in the presence of Assistant Chief-of-Staff for Operations Major General Ghanim Ibrahim Al-Fadhala, and leader of Joint Peninsula Shield Forces Major General Isa bin Jassim Al-Alyawi as well as number of officers.
Bahrain 2018: Spending on Defence & Security Exceeds that of Education, Health, Housing, Youths & Sports Sectors Together
The General State budget data for 2018 revealed that the Bahraini Government allocated more than 28% of general revenues for defence, security and safety sector.
BDF: Loud Sound Heard on Sunday Due to Aircraft’s Exceeding Speed of Sound
An official source at the General Command of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) said that on Sunday, October 8, a Royal Bahraini Air Force (RBAF)’s fighter jet broke the sound barrier while conducting a night training exercise. The aircraft’s exceeding the speed of sound resulted in a sonic boom which generated significant sound energy similar to explosions, the source added.
RBNF Conducted Live Ammunition Firing Exercise on Tuesday
The Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), represented by the Royal Bahrain Naval Force (RBNF), conducted on Tuesday (September 26, 2017) a live ammunition firing exercise.
US Congress Delegation Meets BDF’s Inspector General
US congress delegation visiting Bahrain met the Bahrain Defence Force Inspector General Abdullah Al-Nuaimi.