Qatar's Defense & Aerospace Sector


Total of Qatar's Defense spending in 2019


of Qatar's Defense purchases are Aircrafts

80% of Aerial Refueling in the Middle East takes place in Al Udeid

Key Organizations

Ministry of Defense (MOD)

The Ministry of Defense (MOD) in Qatar is responsible for the Qatar Amiri Land Forces, Air Forces, Naval Forces, and the Calibration Center of the Qatar Armed Forces.

Go to MOD Guide

Raytheon Technologies Corporation

Founded in 1922, Raytheon Technologies serves customers in the commercial aerospace and defense industries. Raytheon’s four businesses are Intelligence & Space, Missiles & Defense, Collins Aerospace, and Pratt & Whitney.

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General Electric (GE)

Founded in 1889, GE is a multinational company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. It is best known for its work in the Power, Renewable Energy, Aviation, and Healthcare industries.

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The Boeing Company

Boeing is a world-class leader in the aerospace industry. Boeing designs and manufactures rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, and advanced information and communication systems.

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Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin is a global security, aerospace, and information technology company that works closely with the US government as well as with governments around the world.

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Barzan Aeronautical LLC

Barzan Aeronautical LLC operates as an independent commercial company focused on the application and use of aerial ISR systems that support the defense and security requirements of Qatar, the United States, and NATO allies.

Go to Barzan Aeronautical Guide

Honeywell International

Honeywell is a US multinational technology company. They deliver industry solutions that include aerospace products and services, control technologies for buildings and industry, safety and productivity solutions, and performance materials globally.

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc (GA-ASI) is an American company specialized in research and technology development. The company provides remotely operated surveillance aircraft, Predator family systems, and airborne sensors.

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Investment Promotion Agency Qatar (IPA Qatar)

The IPA Qatar oversees investment promotion activities under the Invest Qatar brand and acts as the country’s umbrella organization for foreign direct investment attraction.

Go to IPA Qatar Guide

Qatar Financial Centre (QFC)

QFC is one of the world's leading and fastest growing onshore business and financial centers. QFC offers service based companies 100% foreign ownership.

Go to QFC Guide

Hamad International Airport (HIA)

Hamad International Airport (HIA) is Qatar’s new airport which opened in 2014. HIA serves over 360,000 flights and 30 million passengers per year.

Go to Hamad International Guide

Palantir Technologies Inc

Palantir was founded with the mission to help organizations make better use of data while preserving privacy and civil liberties. Palantir offers three main products; Gotham, Foundry, and Apollo, which are specialized to the needs of their client.

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Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry (QCCI)

The QCCI was established in 1963, and its primary function is to organize business interests and represent the Qatari private sector both locally and internationally and to support the country’s economic actors and productivity.

Go to QCCI Guide

Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA)

The key function of QBA is to work as the link between Qatar’s strategic plans and the activities of Qatari businessmen. QBA aims to play a leading role in the development of private sector activities at the local and international levels.

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Qatar Insurance Company (QIC)

Established in 1964, QIC was the first domestic insurance company in the State of Qatar. Today, QIC is the market leader in Qatar and a dominant insurer in the GCC and MENA region.

Go to QIC Guide