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Last day of DIMDEX sees over USD 23 billion of agreements and MOU signed with various companies
 
Held under the patronage of His Highness, The Emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, DIMDEX 2014 exhibition and conference closed today with the announcement of over USD 23 billion in signed agreements between Qatar Armed Forces and over 20 contractors.
Held under the patronage of His Highness, The Emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, DIMDEX 2014 exhibition and conference closed today in Doha with the announcement of over USD 23 billion in signed agreements between Qatar Armed Forces and over 20 contractors.
 
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DIMDEX 2014 Show Daily - 23 billion US Dollars in signed agreements
 
 
 
Last day of DIMDEX sees over USD 23 billion of agreements and MOU signed with various companies
 
Held under the patronage of His Highness, The Emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, DIMDEX 2014 exhibition and conference closed today in Doha with the announcement of over USD 23 billion in signed agreements between Qatar Armed Forces and over 20 contractors.
     
Held under the patronage of His Highness, The Emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, DIMDEX 2014 exhibition and conference closed today with the announcement of over USD 23 billion in signed agreements between Qatar Armed Forces and over 20 contractors.
Deputy of Director Logistics Department, Brig. Abdullah Saad Al Kharji, representing the Ministry of Interior for the State of Qatar and Kerim Kalafatoglu, Chairman & Executive Director for ARES Shipyard signing the Memorandum of Understanding during DIMDEX 2014
     

Attended by the Chief of General Staff, Major-General Ghanem bin Shaheen Al-Ghanem, Qatar Armed Forces; various agreements were announced to the total value of 87 billion Qatari Riyals or equivalent to 23 billion US dollars including tanks, artillery, missiles, planes, helicopters and various types of warships from different countries.

The deals included among other things Lockheed Martin and Raytheon Patriot PAC-3 long range air defence systems, 24 Boeing AH-64D Apache combat helicopter and 3 737 Wedgetail early warning aircraft, several hundreds of Lockheed Martin made Javelin and Hellfire missiles.

A letter of intent was also signed for 12 NH90 TTH and 10 NH90 NFH, from Airbus Helicopters and 2 A330 MRTT tanker aircraft from Airbus Defence and Space.

We reported yesterday that the Qatar Coast Guard Services placed an order for 17 new fast patrol boast from Turkish company ARES Shipyard during the Naval Defence and Maritime Security exhibition currently held in Doha.

Brig. Dr. (Eng) Thani A. Al-Kuwari, Assistant Minister of State for Defence Affairs for Financial Affairs and Chairman of DIMDEX said, “DIMDEX 2014 is the best edition to date and we greatly appreciate the support we have received from our sponsors , partners, all related governmental and non-governmental institutions, local media partners as well as international ones throughout this event. This week has been about building on our existing relationships as well as building new relationships, broadening our knowledge in the advancement of new technologies and establishing partnerships with world’s leading experts in order to better the position of the State of Qatar. We look forward to DIMDEX 2016 and expanding on our successes of this year”