US military bases in Middle East
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Sheikh ISA base in Bahrain on the map
Sheikh ISA base in Bahrain
This base is located on the Persian Gulf coast in the southern part of Bahrain, East of Saudi Arabia. The Royal Bahraini air force is based there, along with two squadrons of fighter aircraft. In order to provide support for air operations in the region, construction of special structures was started at this base in March 2009 by order of the us air force command. Now some part of the 379th aviation corps of the American air force is separately stationed at the Sheikh ISA base, the main backbone of which is located at the al-Adid base in Qatar.
The purpose of this office was to speed up the process of transferring weapons and personnel to participate in the war against al-Qaeda in Afghanistan. The base is equipped with aircraft such as the C-17, P-3 and F-16 fighter jets.It should be noted that the 379th aviation corps is one of the most capable units of the American air force, equipped with the latest jet aircraft to fight terrorists.