No 9 Squadron was formed in 1969 with the F104 and in 1977 converted to the F5. In 1971 some of the F104s were deployed to Pakistan to support them in their war with India though no Jordanian pilots took part in combat. Originally based at PHAB, H5 it moved to the KFAB, Jafr in 1992. Its role is air defence and air to ground. The squadron was affiliated with No 18 Squadron of the Pakistan Air Force in 1987.