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State of Qatar (Dawlat Qatar دولة قطر )

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Qatari Emiri Land Force (QELF), Qatari Emiri Navy (QEN), Qatari Emiri Air Force (QEAF) Active 11,800 personnel (Army 8,500 Navy 1,800 Air 1,500)

QATAR EMIRI AIR FORCE (QEAF) • القوات المسلحة القطرية
Air Force 1,500 personnel.

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type

AIRCRAFT 17 combat capable. Total 54 Aircrafts.

Multirole fighter & Interceptor 1 sqn with 11 Ftr ac:
9 Dassault Mirage 2000EDA;
3 Dassault Mirage 2000DDA

Fighter Ground Attack & Advanced Flying Training 1 sqn with 6 FGA /Adv Trg ac:
6 Dassault Dornier Alpha Jet C;

Transport 1 sqn with 7 Tpt ac :
2 Boeing C-17A Globemaster (Strategic heavy-lift transport);
4 Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Super Hercules;
1 Hawker H-S. 800XP

VIP Transport 1 sqn with 16 VIP Tpt ac
1 Boeing 747SP-27
1 Boeing 727-200;
2 Boeing 707-300;
1 Airbus A340-541 (Amiri 1)
1 Airbus A340-313
1 Airbus A340-211 (Amiri 4)
1 Airbus A330-203 (Amiri 2)
1 Airbus A330-302 (Amiri 7)
1 Airbus A320-232 (Amiri 3)
1 Airbus A310-308 (Amiri 8)
1 Airbus A319-133 (Amiri 6)
1 Airbus A319-115 (on order)
1 Global Express (Amiri 5)
2 Dassault Falcon 900

Training and Liaison sqn with 14 VIP Tpt ac
10 Piper PA-28 Archer/Cherokee;
4 Piper PA-34 Seneca;
12 Pilatus PC-21 (Ordered)


HELICOPTER 28 combat capable. Total 47 Helicopters.

Anti-Submarine & Anti-Armour Attack 1 sqn with 8 ASuW / Atk hel:
8 Westland Commando MK 3 (Exocet ASUW );

Anti-Submarine Warfare 1 sqn with 6 ASW hel:
6 Sikorsky UH-60R Sea Hawk (ordered)

Anti-Armour Attack 1 sqn with 24 Atk hel:
24 Boeing AH-64D LONGBOW APACHE Block III (ordered)

Search and Rescue 1 sqn with 18 SAR hel:
9 AgustaWestland AW139 (Tactical transport/medivac)
9 AgustaWestland AW-139 (being delivered);
          
Multi-Role Support 1 sqn with 14 Spt hel :
3 Westland Sea King/Commando MK 2A;
1 Westland Sea King/Commando MK 2C;
6 Aérospatiale SA-330J Puma;
6 Aérospatiale SA-332F Super-Puma\SA-532 Cougar;
12 UH-60M Black Hawk (ordered)

VIP Transport 2 VIP Tpt hel:
2 Sikorsky S-92

Anti-Armour Attack & Rotary Flying Training 1 sqn with 14 Atk Trg ac:
11 Aérospatiale SA-342L Gazelle* (with HOT ATK)
1 Aérospatiale SA-342G Gazelle
2 Aérospatiale SA-341 Gazelle


MISSILES
  ASM •
  ASM
50 Apache Black Pearl (for Mirage-2000-5); 128 MBDA AS-30
  Anti-ship missile 20 MBDA AM-39 Exocet (for Commando-3 helicopters)
  Anti-tank missile 225 Euromissile HOT ATGM (for SA-342 Attack Helicopters)
  AAM • 
  SRAAM
96 Matra\MBDA R-550 Magic-2 (for Mirage 2000-5); 90 Matra R-550 Magic-2 (For Mirage F-1); 90 Matra R.530;  AIM-9M Sidewinder
  BVRAAM 100 Matra Mica-EM, 44 MBDA Mica-RF (for Mirage 2000-5 )


RADAR
 6 TRS-2100 Tiger radars

Other equipment:
TTL BTT-3 Banashee target drone


Air Force Air Defence Systems
AD • SAM 75:
24 Mistral
SP 9 Roland II
MANPAD 42:
10 Blowpipe; 12 FIM-92A Stinger; 20 SA-7 Grail


FACILITIES
  Qatar Emiri Air Force Main Headquarters: Doha HQ
   
  Qatar Emiri Air Force Airfield and Air Base Organization:

Doha IAP (OTBD) Al Udaid Air Base

No.1st Fighter Wing
7th Air Superiority Squadron: Mirage 2000-5DDA, Mirage 2000-5EDA    
11th Close Air Support Squadron: Alpha Jet E    
No.2nd Rotary Wing
6th Close Support Squadron: SA-342, SA341L    
8th Anti Surface Vessel Squadron: WS Commando 3    
9th Multi-Role Squadron: Commando 2A, Commando 2C, SA-330/332/532
No.3rd Rotary Wing
20th Squadron: AW139

Qatar Amiri Flight: B747SP-27, B727-200, B707-300, A340-313, A340-211, A340-541, A330-302, A320-232, A330-203, A310-308, A319-115,A319-133, Global Express, Falcon 900
Transport: C-17A, C-130J-30, H-S. 800XP

Note: Qatar has 4 airports with paved runways (over 3,047 m: 3 1,524 to 2,437 m: 1), 2 airports with unpaved runways (914 to 1,523 m: 1 under 914 m: 1) and one heliport
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   Qatar AF News:

Qatar in $23bn arms order including Apache and NH90 helicopters

• Qatar in $23bn arms order including Apache and NH90 helicopters  (4/1/2014)

Qatar to Buy Two A330 MRTT Refuellers

• Qatar to Buy Two A330 MRTT Refuellers  (3/30/2014)

Qatar seeks FGM-148 Javelin missiles

• Qatar seeks FGM-148 Javelin missiles  (4/2/2013)


• Pilatus PC-21 Scores Another Pilot Training Win in Qatar  (7/27/2012)

• Qatar Buy Plans AH-64D APACHE Block III LONGBOW Attack Helicopters  (7/14/2012)

• Qatar requests 12 UH-60M Black Hawks in $1.112 billion deal  (6/14/2012)

• Lockheed flies first C-130J for Qatar EAF
 (6/20/2011)


 

 



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