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DIMDEX 2016: Qatar spending spree

30th March 2016 - 12:52 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Doha


Additional maintenance, equipment and training MoU’s were signed for the Qatar Emiri Armed Forces on 30 March.

The contracts were with companies such as MBDA, Thales and Rolls Royce/MTU and all involved in the multi-million dollars deals.

The announcements for ten deals totalling some 4.2 billion Qatari rials (approximately $1.16 billion), follow a similar MoU signing on Tuesday for the procurement of 24 Rafale fighter jets from Dassault worth €6.7 billion (approximately $7.58 billion).

Signing on 29 March on behalf of Qatar was Dr Khalid Bin Mohamed Al-Attiyah minister of state for defence affairs and behalf of France was their minister of defence Jean-Yves

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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