Bahrain is a nation in the Middle East and considered a major non-NATO U.S. ally and is a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council, the Arab League, the UN, and the WTO.
Ballistic Missile Defense Capabilities in Bahrain
|Patriot/ PAC-3||Bahrain||2 Batteries||Defends against ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, and aircraft|
|AN/TPS-59 radar||Bahrain||1||Long-Range air surveillance; detects air breathing targets and ballistic missiles|
Bahrain had purchased a $43.6 million contract for a ballistic missile radar system from Lockheed Martin and had members of the the Bahrain Defense Force trained on how to maintain and operate the system in Syracuse, New York.