Mina Salman Port

Manama , Manama

bahrain Bahrain

Satellite and aerial maps of Mina Salman Port with nearby locations

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

  Mina Salman Port

1935 to present

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

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

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

By Date | By Serial | By Model

1987-jul-30 USN HSS-2 148037

2017-jan-312017-feb-02 CTF 50USN Arleigh Burke Flight II class DDG-72 USS Mahan
2017-jan-312017-feb-02 CTF 50RAN Anzac class FFH 151 HMAS Arunta
2017-jan-312017-feb-02 CTF 50RN Ocean class L12 HMS Ocean
2017-jan-312017-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-112022-nov RN Type 23 Duke class F236 HMS Montrose

2020-mar-23 Marine Luchtvaartdienst De Zeven Provinciƫn class F804 Hr.Ms. De Ruyter

2021-may Operation KipionRoyal Fleet Auxiliary Bay class L3007 RFA Lyme Bay
2021-may Royal Fleet Auxiliary Bay class L3009 RFA Cardigan Bay

2022-nov-132025 RN Type 23 Duke class F229 HMS Lancaster

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