Qatar Emiri Air Force has finalized the purchase of Mushshak trainers from Pakistan Aeronautical Complex Thursday.
Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) and Qatar Emiri Air Force signed an agreement for supply of Super Mushshak Aircraft. However, the number of trainers Qatar is purchasing has not been disclosed, Quwa reported Friday.
In February, the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) made a goodwill visit to Qatar with two Super Mushshak trainers and two JF-17 multi-role fighters.
A PAF contingent comprising Super Mushshak aircraft with its air and ground crew participated in the Qatar Air Show earlier this year. Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani and the military high command of Qatar had shown keen interest in the aircraft.
Earlier this year, a deal was signed with Nigeria for export of Super Mushshak aircraft.
Qatar is planning to develop its own drone technology to boost security of its coastal borders, a defense official said. General Khalid bin Ahmad Al Kuwari, director of the Qatar Armed Forces Reconnaissance and Surveillance Center (RSC), told Gulf Times that the remote-controlled aircraft would help boost the countrys security
Leonardo-Finmeccanica will supply the latest generation of naval systems and sensors for the 7 new ships build for the Qatar Emiri Naval Forces. Within the framework of the agreement between the Italian and Qatari governments for the Qatar Navy modernisation plan, the7 units to be supplied include 4 corvettes, 1 Landing Platform Deck and 2 Off-shore Patrol Vessel - are to be deployed for maritime surveillance and patrolling duties in territorial waters and in the exclusive economic zone
Qatar will buy 24 Boeing AH-64E Apache Helicopters for $667 million in a Foreign Military Sales deal. The deal includes a Longbow crew trainer, support equipment and Thales radios
Turkeys BMC will deliver 85 armored vehicles to Qatar comprising mine-resistant, ambush-protected and multi-purpose 4 X4 vehicles. BMC will produce 50 BMC Kirpi (Hedgehog) Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles and 35 BMC Amazon 4x4 multi-purpose armored vehicles for Qatar, Ethem Sancak, the head of BMC was mentioned as saying in a report by
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) today took delivery of the first batch of 5 out of 10 Super Mushshak aircraft from Pakistan. The first batch of the trainer aircraft, which is for the primary flying training of NAF pilots at 401 Flying Training School, Kaduna, was received on arrival by the Air Officer Commanding Air Training Command, Air Vice Marshal Chris Okoye, the Nigerian Air Force said in a press statement Monday
Pakistan is in talks with foreign customers to export its Super Mushshak trainers. Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain told Pakistani daily, Nation on Monday that the government is in contact with certain countries for the export of its trainers, and that Maldives and Azerbaijan are ready to buy it
The US State Department has approved sale of continued logistics support for eight C-17 aircraft and another sale of spare C-17 engines, equipment, and support to Qatar for an estimated total cost of $781 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on December 7, 2016
The US State Department has approved sale of F-15QA aircraft with weapons and related support, equipment, and training to Qatar for an estimated $21.1 billion
Qatar has expressed interest to buy JF-17 fighter jets, Super Mushshak trainers from Pakistan. Qatari Defence Minister called on Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and expressed interest in buying Mushshak and JF-17 Thunder aircraft to strengthen bilateral defence ties, Tribune reported Thursday
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