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19 Nisan 2013 Cuma

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann Supports Qatar’s Army Modernization

(Source: Krauss-Maffei Wegmann; issued April 18, 2013)

MUNICH --- The Emirate of Qatar is in the process of modernizing its land forces, comprising some 8500 soldiers, which operate a fleet of tanks and artillery that is in parts more than 40 years old.

Therefore, Qatar signed a contract with the German defense company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) about the delivery of 24 artillery systems PzH 2000 and 62 LEOPARD 2 main battle tanks.

The project’s total amount reaches €1.89 billion, including the delivery of peripheral equipment, training installations and additional services.

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