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Qatar wants MH-60Rs

23rd September 2011 - 10:30 GMT | by Tony Osborne in London


Qatar may be the next export customer for the MH-60R Seahawk according to the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency.

The United States Congress has been notified of a request by the Middle East country to purchase six MH-60Rs through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) system for $750 million.

The deal would also include associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support.
The DSCA says the buy 'will improve Qatar's capability to meet current and future anti-surface warfare threats.'

The release also states that implementation of this proposed sale will: 'require the assignment of ten contractor representatives to Qatar on an intermittent

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Tony Osborne


Tony Osborne

Tony was deputy editor of Defence Helicopter and Rotorhub magazines before joining Aviation Week in …

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