More money than sense? Qatar's shopping spree for new fighters continues unabated

January 17, 2018
Jane’s provides comprehensive open-source intelligence on political stability, military capabilities, national security concerns and international relations. Learn more http://bit.ly/2EexBPL Qatar's signing for 36 Boeing F-15QA Advanced Eagle combat aircraft on the 22nd of December was the latest in series of fighter procurements that appear to fly in the face of operational logic, as the Gulf state looks set to replace just 12 ageing Dassault Mirage 2000s with upwards of 96 of the latest multirole combat aircraft spread across three different but highly similar types.
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