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  • bahrain Mina Salman Port

    Manama, Manama

    Bahrain




    Satellite and aerial maps of Mina Salman Port with nearby locations


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    5.1300 Manama Police Fort,
    7.4012OBBI Muharraq Intl Airport, Al Manama
    8.0010 RAF Muharraq, Muharraq Island
    10.7201 Rifa'a Air Base,
    20.5207OBKH Sakhir Air Base, Awali
    31.3185OBBS Shaikh Isa Air Base, Shaikh Isa



    1935 to present

    26° 11' 56'' N - 50° 37' 5'' E
    Khawr al Qulay'ah
    Elevation: 8 feet




    History of this Location


    Mina Salman Port has recently been expanded and occupies the site of the former HMS Jufair, where the Royal Navy had an overseas base between 1935 and 1971.

    It is now home to the US Navy 5th Fleet HQ and the UK Naval Support Facility.

    Ground was broken in 2015 and the UK NSF opened in Apr 2018 as a forward logistic and staging base supporting, amongst others, the Royal Navy Operation Kipion to keep open the regions 3 strategic maritime choke points for international trade, of:
    • Bab-el-Mandeb
    • Strait of Hormuz
    • Suez Canal.

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    Mina Salman Port News


    ALMDS Conducts Maiden Deployment in 5th Fleet AOR, 06-Aug-14 : The US Navy has deployed the Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS) on MH-60S Seahawk helicopter. The ALMDS is a sensor system designed to detect, classify and localize floating and near-surface moored mines






    List of aircraft and events at Mina Salman Port

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    DatesOrg/TypeUnit
    1987-jul-30 USN HSS-2 148037
    2017-jan-31 2017-feb-02 CTF 50USN Arleigh Burke Flight II class DDG-72 USS Mahan
    2017-jan-31 2017-feb-02 CTF 50RAN Anzac class FFH 151 HMAS Arunta
    2017-jan-31 2017-feb-02 CTF 50RN Ocean class L12 HMS Ocean
    2017-jan-31 2017-feb-02 CTF 50Royal Fleet Auxiliary Bay class L3009 RFA Cardigan Bay
    2017-apr-13 RAN S-70B-2 N24-011
    2017-dec DeliveryRoyal Fleet Auxiliary Point class mv Hurst Point
    2018-oct Royal Fleet Auxiliary Bay class L3009 RFA Cardigan Bay
    2019-apr-11 2022-mar RN Type 23 Duke class F236 HMS Montrose
    2020-mar-23 Marine Luchtvaartdienst De Zeven Provinciƫn class F804 Hr.Ms. De Ruyter



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