Conferences & Events
Qatar’s Chief-of-Staff Meets GCC Land Forces Commanders
The Chief-of-Staff of the Qatari Armed Forces Major General (Pilot) Ghanim bin Shaheen Al Ghanim (photo) met Wednesday with GCC Land Forces commanders, on the sidelines of their 15th meeting organized by the Qatari Emiri Land Forces over two days,
Qatar Second Arab Country to Acquire Rafale Fighter Jets
France has been informed by Qatar that the Gulf state intends to buy 24 Dassault Aviation-built Rafale fighter jets worth about 6.3 billion Euros ($7.06 billion), the French president's office said in a statement on Thursday.
Qatar Prime Minister Inaugurates Police College
Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Qatar’s Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Chairman of the Police College's Supreme Council, inaugurated the Police College on Thursday in the presence of a number Ministers and delegations from
Turkey Eyes Qatar-Like Defense Pact with Other Gulf States
Turkey and Qatar signed earlier this month a comprehensive military accord that gives both countries the right to deploy soldiers in each other's territory.
Qatar, France in “Final Stage” for Rafale Jet Deal
France is in the “final stage” of negotiations to sell up to 36 Rafale warplanes to Qatar, a senior French source involved in the discussions said.
Qatar’s Emir Patronizes Cadets Graduation Ceremony
HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani patronized the graduation ceremony of the 10th batch of Officer Cadets that was held at the Ahmed bin Mohammed Military College last Thursday, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.
Qatar’s Chief-of-Staff Meets Australian Defense Force Chief
Chief-of-Staff of Qatari Armed Forces Major General (Pilot) Ghanim bin Shaheen Al Ghanim (photo) met in Doha on Sunday with the visiting Chief of the Australian Defense Force Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin and his accompanying delegation.
French Defense Minister Visits Qatar
HH the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani met Tuesday at his Emiri Diwan office with Defense Minister of the French Republic Jean-Yves Le Drian and the delegation accompanying him.
Qatar Minister of State for Defense Affairs Meets Commander of Turkish Naval Forces
Qatar’s Minister of State for Defense Affairs Major General Hamad bin Ali Al Attiyah met in Qatar Tuesday with Commander of the Turkish Naval Forces Admiral Recep Bulent Bostanoglu (photo) and his accompanying delegation.
Qatar Defense Minister Attends National Service Graduation
HE Minister of State for Defense Affairs Major General Hamad bin Ali Al Attiyah said that the national service is not the only thing that the homeland needs but it requires sacrifices until death, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.
Qatar Awards Raytheon $2.4 Billion Patriot Missiles Order
US weapons maker Raytheon has won a contract valued at $2.4 billion to supply 10 Patriot missile defence systems to Qatar, which is beefing up its defences to counter a growing perceived threat from Iran.
Kuwait Army Chief Attends NATO Conference in Doha
Kuwait's Army Chief-of-Staff Lieutenant General Mohammad Khaled Al-Khedhr (photo) arrived in Doha on Wednesday to participate in an international conference marking the 10th anniversary of NATO's Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI), Kuwait News
GCC Summit Concludes in Doha
The leaders and heads of delegations of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states concluded the 35th session of the GCC Supreme Council Summit at the Doha Sheraton Hotel Tuesday evening, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.
Raytheon to Develop Air & Missile Defense Operation Center in Qatar
The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Company an undefinitized contract action (UCA) for a Foreign Military Sales contract not to exceed $75.6 million to design and implement an Air and Missile Defense Operation Center (ADOC) for the State of Qatar,
Qatar Emir Meets Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, GCC Chief
HH the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani met HH Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan on Friday afternoon at the Emiri Diwan, Qatar News Agency (QNA)
Qatar Defense Minister Meets Italian, French Defense Chiefs
Qatar’s Minister of State for Defense Affairs Major General Hamad bin Ali Al Attiyah met in Doha Wednesday 26 November with Italy’s Defense Minister Senator Roberta Pinotti (photo), and her accompanying delegation, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.
BRNO - Czech Republic
Paris Air Show 2017
19 - 25
Le Bourget - France
International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS 2017)
St. Petersburg, - Russia
International Aviation & Space Salon (MAKS 2017)
15 - 20
Moscow - Russia
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