Tag: Mirage 2000-5

Dassault delivers first Rafale fighter to Qatar
The first Rafale delivery, on schedule, comes after the signature in May 2015 of the contract for the acquisition by the State of Qatar of 24 Rafale fighters On Feb. 6, 2019, a ceremony hosted by Eric Trappier, Dassault Aviation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, was held in Merignac facility for the...
Boeing has started production of F-15QA
The F-15QA line in Missouri was inaugurated by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs his Excellency Dr Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah on the first week of August Boeing has started the production of 36 F-15QA fighters for Qatar. The line in Missouri was inaugurated by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs...
Qatar is trying to raise money from capital markets to fund Eurofighter purchase
On Sep. 17, 2017 Qatar and U.K. defense ministers signed the LOI over Qatar’s purchase of 24 Eurofighter Typhoons Qatar was supposed to make the first payment for its order of 24 Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft in order to cement the deal but the Gulf state has failed to do so. News report from The National says Qatar is trying to raise money from...
Turkish fighters harass Greek Prime Minister Chinook helicopter
The Turkish fighters, flying at an altitude of 10,000 feet, asked the Chinook pilot, which at that moment was at 1,500 feet, to provide flight details On Apr. 17 a Greek CH-47 Chinook helicopter ferrying Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis, Chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff (HNDGS), came under harassment from two Turkish fighters near...
Breaking: Hellenic Air Force Mirage 2000-5 crashes after dogfight with Turkish fighters
Hellenic Air Force fighters CAPs have intensified in recent weeks amid a spike in tensions between Greece and Turkey and near-daily mock dogfights in disputed airspace Defense ministry officials in Greece say a Hellenic Air Force (HAF) Mirage 2000-5 fighter jet has crashed east of the island of Skyros, Aegean Sea, killing its pilot, while returning to the base after...