Tag Archives: Bahrain

Leonardo and the Italian Embassy in Bahrain to shine a light on the protection of critical national infrastructure

The importance of the physical and digital protection of Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) has been the main topic of the Leonardo Cyber and Security Solutions Day, organised today in Manama by the Italian-headquartered aerospace and defence international company Leonardo, in collaboration with the Italian Embassy in Bahrain. The theme of …

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Bahrain to Refurbish 24 Surplus AH-1W Attack Helicopters in $350M Deal

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Bahrain of equipment and services to refurbish Excess Defense Article (EDA) AH-1W multi-role helicopters. The estimated total cost is $350 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of …

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Bell 505 helicopters delivered to the Kingdom of Bahrain

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced the delivery of three Bell 505 helicopters to the Royal Bahrain Air Force. Bell delivered the aircraft during an inspection and acceptance event in February 2023 at Bell’s Mirabel facility. “We are honored to provide the Bahrain Defense Force another premiere Bell …

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Bell Completes Bahrain AH-1Z Program of Record

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, has completed the AH-1Z program of record (POR) for the Kingdom of Bahrain. Bell delivered the final production aircraft to Naval Air Systems Command in December of 2022. The first Bahrain AH-1Zs made their in-country debut during the Bahrain Air Show and six …

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L3Harris Technologies : Smart Bomb Release Systems to Expand F-16 Firepower, Mission Flexibility in Bahrain, Jordan, Morocco

L3Harris Technologies announced today a $29 million contract to provide smart weapon release systems to three allied military forces in the Middle East and North Africa regions, enabling pilots to double the number of smart munitions their F-16s can carry. The Bomb Release Unit (BRU)-57/A allows F-16s in the air defense forces …

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Leonardo delivered the last upgraded ship to Royal Bahrain Naval Force

 The sixth naval unit “Al Taweelah” fully upgraded is equipped with state-of-the-art systems included the new Leonardo’s Combat Management Systems (CMS) able to integrate and coordinate in real time all information coming from various sensors installed on board.  The achievement reflects Leonardo’s commitment in supporting Bahraini Defence Armed Forces and …

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BELL COMPLETES FIRST BAHRAIN AH-1Z VIPER

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, celebrated the completion of the first AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter for the Kingdom of Bahrain on Sept. 30. Bell delivered the first of 12 production aircraft to Naval Air Systems Command as part of the 2019 foreign military sales (FMS) contract. …

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