Qatar is keen on developing its own platform for drone technology to serve a variety of purposes, including conducting research, a top official of the Ministry of Defense’s Reconnaissance and Surveillance Centre (RSC) has said.
Within the framework of the agreement between the Italian and Qatari governments for the Qatar Navy modernization plan, Leonardo-Finmeccanica will supply Fincantieri with the latest generation of naval systems and sensors for the 7 new ships to be supplied to the Qatar Emiri Naval Forces.
MBDA Italia has been awarded by the Qatar Emiri Naval Force (QENF) to supply operational capabilities for their new naval units: 4 multi-role corvettes, 1 Landing Platform Dock (LPD) and 2 patrol vessels.
Fincantieri, one of the world’s most important shipbuilding groups, and the Qatari Ministry of Defence, have signed today in Rome a contract for the construction of seven new generation units included in the national naval acquisition program.
CAE announced it has been awarded contracts by the General Headquarters (GHQ) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces valued at approximately C$145 million.
A surge in weapons purchases by Saudi Arabia, leading a coalition of nations fighting in Yemen, helped push global arms sales up more than 10% last year, according to HIS Global Defense Trade Report.