Ad­di­tional Rafales for Qatar

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Qatar

is to pur­chase 12 ad­di­tional Rafale fight­ers, with a con­tract signed on 7 De­cem­ber 2017 at Doha in the pres­ence of the Pres­i­dent of the French Repub­lic, Em­manuel Macron and Sheikh Tamim bin Ha­mad Al Thani. This fol­lows the con­tract signed on 4 May 2015 be­tween Qatar and Das­sault Avi­a­tion for the ac­qui­si­tion of 24 Rafales. Once these two batches have been de­liv­ered, the Qatar Emiri Air Force will op­er­ate a to­tal of 36 Rafale omni-role fight­ers.

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