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Qatar selects Airbus A330 MRTT Multi Role Tanker Transport

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World Air Force News - Qatar
 
 
Qatar selects Airbus A330 MRTT Multi Role Tanker Transport.
 

Gulf nation will acquire two new generation tankers. Airbus Defence and Space has been selected by Qatar to supply two A330 MRTT new generation air-to-air refuelling aircraft for the Qatar Emiri Air Force.

     
Gulf nation will acquire two new generation tankers. Airbus Defence and Space has been selected by Qatar to supply two A330 MRTT new generation air-to-air refuelling aircraft for the Qatar Emiri Air Force.
A330 MRTT (Photo credit : ADS)
     

Qatar´s choice of the A330 MRTT makes it the seventh nation to select the type following Australia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom which have ordered a total of 34 aircraft, and India which is in the final stages of contractual negotiations for six aircraft. A total of 17 aircraft are currently in service.

The A330 MRTT is derived from the highly successful A330 commercial airliner and proven in-service as a tanker/transport with multi-role capability.