Independent Qatar

Kevin Ivey | 12/20/2018

​Qatar has been buying advanced new military equipment as part of a major modernization program amid growing regional tensions. The air force will be a significant beneficiary, with deals finalized with three different contractors for new fighter jets. Among these was a contract for 36 F-15QA fighters was signed with Boeing in 2017. In August, Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammad Attiyah visited the Boeing plant in St. Louis, where he signed the structure of the first F-15QA. The...

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