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DIMDEX 2018: Italy strengthens ties with Qatar

14th March 2018 - 13:23 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in Doha


Italy was out in force at this year’s DIMDEX in Qatar with the country securing a deal with the Gulf nation for 28 NH-90 helicopters on the final day of the exhibition with Italy’s Leonardo as prime contractor.

An example of the NH-90 was presented on board the Italian Navy frigate ITS Carlos Margottini during the week. The contract is valued at €3 billion ($3.7 billion) to the NHI consortium and includes 16 NH90 TTH for land operations and 12 NH90 NFH for naval missions.

Deliveries are expected to start before June 2022 and to continue through to 2025 and

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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