Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa paid an inspection visit to the Royal Bahrain Naval Force (RBNF) at Salman Naval Base.
Defense Affairs Minister Lieutenant-General Abdullah bin Hassan Al Nuaimi, and Chief-of-Staff Lieutenant-General Theyab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi, were present, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
The Commander-in-Chief inspected Bahrain’s patrol warship, “RBNS Al-Zubara”, and met the ship Commander and crew. He conveyed the greetings of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander, and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and Prime Minister.
He was briefed about the ship’s capabilities that depend on modern technology and an advanced navigation and communication system, in addition to advanced combat weapons that keep pace with the development in the field of modern warships along with the ship’s engineering that is designed to work in the worst weather conditions, long distances and capability of receiving various helicopters and heavy weights.
The Commander-in-Chief also congratulated the Bahraini crew on this achievement that resulted from their professionalism and great ability to carry out such missions, affirming that RBNF is one of the main pillars of the nation’s strength thanks to the directives and vision of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.