Qatar Emiri Air Force is likely to receive the first batch of Rafale fighters in February next year.
“Qatar Emiri Air Force will receive the first batch of Rafale on sixth of February 2019,” according to a twitter account linked to the Qatari Emir quoted an unnamed source as saying in the official video of the Emiri Air Force Thursday.
Qatar had ordered 24 aircraft for $7 billion along with MBDA missiles on May 4, 2015. The agreement includes an order for 24 Rafale fighter jets, with an option on a further 12 and training of 36 Qatari pilots and technicians by the French military.
Qatar signed a contract to buy an additional 12 Rafale fighters with an option to buy 36 more fighter planes in December last year.
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A production line to manufacture Apache Helicopters for the Qatari Amiri Air Forces was launched Saturday in Boeings US facility in Mesa, Arizona. Qatar had signed a contract to buy 24 Apache armed helicopters for 667 million in 2016
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The Qatari Emiri Air Force has received the first of 36 Rafale fighter jets from Dassault Aviation. A ceremony hosted by Eric Trappier, Dassault Aviation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, was held in Merignac facility for the delivery of the first Rafale to the Qatari Emiri Air Force, under the patronage of His Excellency Dr Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah, Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs, and Geneviève Darrieussecq, French State Secretary to the Minister of Armed Forces, and in the presence of Qatar Emiri Air Force Commander, Major General Mubarak Al Khayareen, the company said...
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