Bahrain Navy Nations // Middle East/North Africa

ARMED FORCES The Bahraini navy operates a small coastal patrol force from its main base at Juffair, which is a suburb of southeast Manama, and a subsidiary base at Mina Salman. The U.S. has a 100-acre naval base in Juffair, about 6 miles (10 km) from the capital. The base has increased in size since ongoing expansion projects began in 2010. There is also a small air wing for anti-ship/search-and-rescue operations. The British Royal Navy opened a naval base at Juffair in 2018. It...


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