Qatar Signs Memorandum of Understanding for Eurofighters

LONDON—Qatar has signed a long-awaited letter of intent (LOI) to purchase up 24 Eurofighter Typhoons, further bolstering the planned fighter fleet of the tiny Gulf state.

In a surprise move, British Defense Minister Michael Fallon and his Qatari counterpart, Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah, signed the deal in Doha on Sept 17.

Qatari officials say that the agreement, which will solidify the defense cooperation and commitment between the two countries, will also lay the …


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