TIME AEROSPACE : Qatar receives its first Eurofighter Typhoon

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Le Qatar reçoit son premier Eurofighter Typhoon

The first Typhoon aircraft was delivered today to the Qatar Armed Forces at a roll-out ceremony hosted by Cliff Robson, BAE Systems Group, managing director air./Le premier avion Typhoon a été livré aujourd’hui aux forces armées du Qatar lors d’une cérémonie de lancement organisée par Cliff Robson, BAE Systems Group, directeur général Air.

The event was held at BAE Systems’ facility in Warton, United Kingdom, under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah, Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs, and in the presence of Commander Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF), Major General Jassim Mohammed Ahmed Al Mannai.

The first Typhoon has been delivered on schedule and will ferry from the UK to Qatar later this month where they will provide critical support for the FIFA World Cup which will be held in the State from 21 November. READ MORE