Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF)

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New Saudi Air Warfare Centre hosts Spears of Victory multinational exercise

Exercise Spears of Victory 24 is taking place at King Abdulaziz Air Base in Saudia Arabia, with the RAF sending Typhoons flown by XI (Fighter) Squadron to participate.

Spanish Typhoon testbed supports Sniper pod trials

The Spanish Air and Space Force is currently using its Eurofighter EF-2000 Instrumented Production Aircraft 4 (IPA4) to support a flight test campaign focusing on the integration of Lockheed Martin’s AN/AAQ-33 Sniper advanced targeting pod onto the Typhoon fleets employed by the air arms of Kuwait and Qatar

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RAF Typhoons participate in large Qatari exercise

RAF Typhoons have recently taken part in Exercise Ferocious Falcon V – a large-scale Qatari-led multinational exercise.

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Making the Eurofighter Typhoon of today fit for tomorrow

Celebrating 20 years in service, the Eurofighter Typhoon has outstanding performance as well as a wide range of weapons it can call upon and increasingly offers useful sensor capabilities. In the June 2023 issue of AIR International, Jon Lake explains why some believe the Typhoon’s best years are still to come...

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Penultimate batch of F-15QA Ababil fighters head to Qatar

The penultimate batch of F-15QA Ababil multi-role fighters for the Qatar Emiri Air Force arrived at RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk, UK, on July 31 for a three-day stopover at the British base while on their delivery flight to Qatar

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Indonesia buys Qatari Mirage 2000-5s to plug air defence gap

Indonesia has confirmed it signed an initial contract to buy the outgoing fleet of 12 French-made Dassault Mirage 2000-5EDA/DDA fighters from the Qatar Emiri Air Force as a short-term solution to filling the long-standing gap in the nation’s domestic air defense while it waits for its first Dassault Rafales to be delivered

Joint British-Qatari Typhoon training unit to continue at RAF Coningsby

The joint British-Qatari Typhoon training unit, No 12 Squadron, is to continue operating in its current guise at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, for another two years following the extension of the current contract

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Inside the first year of Qatari Hawk operations at RAF Leeming

The Qatar Emiri Air Force is operating Hawks in its new training establishment at RAF Leeming in North Yorkshire. Derek Bower explains why

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Qatar’s first Eurofighter Typhoons arrive in-country

Qatar has formally received its first four Eurofighter Typhoons after BAE Systems delivered the initial batch of the multi-role fighter to the country in late August

Qatar receives first Eurofighter Typhoon during UK ceremony

The first Eurofighter Typhoon for the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) was formally handed over during a formal roll-out ceremony at BAE Systems’ facility in Warton, Lancashire, on August 15