Doha: The State of Qatar has signed 8 Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) to supply the Qatar Armed Forces with important maritime equipment in the context of modernization and development processes taking place in the State at all levels, especially the military fields.
The signing took place on the sidelines of the Doha international Maritime Defence Exhibition And Conference DIMDEX 2016 held in Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC), which concluded on Thursday.
The State of Qatar has signed an MoU to purchase a diving support vessel between the Qatar Emiri Naval Forces and Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) worth 42 million euros.
An MoU to purchase a number of Military Power Boat With Motor Interceptor was also signed between the Qatar Emiri Naval Forces and the Turkish Enterprise YONCA-ONUK worth 41 million euros.
The Qatar Emiri Naval Forces and the European 'Zodiac' Company signed an MOU to purchase a number of Intrusion Boats worth QR68 million.
An MoU for a Remote Sensing Station project worth QR 200 million was also signed between the Technical Affairs Authority and French Company Airbus beside a QR35 million worth's MoU on Mobile Radars signed between the Security Committee of the Armed Forces (CAF) Camps and Korean 'A & K Partner' Company.
DIMDEX 2016 also witnessed the signing of an MoU for a QR 460.5 million project of electronic connection and integration of 'Q01-100' aircrafts between the Steering Committee of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and US AURORA flight sciences corporation.
The UAV Steering Committee and US Company L-3 WESCAM signed an MoU to purchase MX20D &M25 cameras worth QR127 million.
A QR55 million worth's MoU to purchase Aerosonde MK 4.7 aircrafts was also signed between the Steering Committee of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and "US Company Textron Systems.