Is Political Leverage, Not Capability, Behind Qatar Fighter Orders?

Qatar’s plans to purchase up to 24 Typhoon fighters will be a welcome boost for the four-nation Eurofighter consortium. But there are questions about how Doha’s tiny air force will be able to absorb the massive capabilities in which it is investing. Qatar, the richest country in the world as...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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