Joint Qatari-UK World Cup Defense Helps Clinch Eurofighter Deal

skyline of Doha

The skyline of Doha will become a familiar sight to aircrews of the joint RAF-QEAF squadron over the coming weeks in their mission to help protect the FIFA World Cup.

Credit: SAC Tomas Barnard/Royal Air Force
Football fans gathering in Qatar during November and December to cheer on their national teams in the FIFA World Cup likely will be blissfully unaware of the enormous security operation that has been developed to protect them. Part of the Arabian Gulf state’s much enlarged armed forces will be...

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