Qatar: Doha linked to purchase of Italian mini-submarines

Issue 1125 - 06 May 2021

Qatar is believed to be honing in on Italy’s Drass as a submarine supplier, according to usually well-informed analyst H I Sutton. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) first indicated it was interested in acquiring submarines in a memorandum of understanding signed in January 2020 with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri.

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