Qatar’s Amir Inaugurates F-15 QA Fighter Jet

QNA Saudi Press Agency (SPA)24.01.2024 Asia
Qatar’s Amir Inaugurates F-15 QA Fighter Jet

Qatar’s Amir Inaugurates F-15 QA Fighter Jet

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The Amir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, inaugurated the strategic fighter jet wing No. 5 Ababil (F-15 QA) of the Qatar Amiri Air Force at Al Udeid Air Base on Tuesday.

HH the Amir made a tour during which he was briefed on the newly manufactured Ababil F15 QA aircraft and their combat capabilities, and the most prominent methods of modern technology used in it.

HH the Amir also made a tour during which he was briefed on the immediate take-off building (air-to-air) and (air-to-surface), pilots building, in addition to visiting the aircraft depot and maintenance building, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.

On August 26, 2021, an inauguration ceremony for Qatar’s F-15QA was held in the United States in the presence of HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed al-Attiyah, who visited Boeing Defence, Space and Security, a division of The Boeing Company, and inspected the production line for manufacturing the F-15QA aircraft.

The inauguration ceremony was attended by HE Qatari ambassador to the US Sheikh Meshal bin Hamad al-Thani, HE Commander of Qatar Amiri Air Force Major General (Pilot) Salem Hamad Aqeil al-Nabet and high-ranking officers of the Amiri Air Force.

From the US side, the event was attended by Director of the US Defence Security Co-operation Agency (DSCA) Heidi Grant, Governor of the US State of Missouri Michael L Parson, President and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space and Security Leanne Caret, and a number of officers of the US forces.

The Abadil fighters feature next-generation combat aircraft technologies, such as electronic flight controls, an all-glass digital cockpit, state-of-the-art sensors, advanced radar technology, and electronic warfare capabilities backed by digital engineering and advanced manufacturing, making them a transformative leap for the F-15 fighters.



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