Qatar signs contract for NH90
- March 16, 2018
Qatar has signed a €3 billion (U.S. $3.7 billion) deal to buy 28 NH90 helicopters at the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference in Qatar.
The deal covers 16 NH90s in a tactical transport configuration and 12 NH90s in a naval configuration. Qatar also ordered 16 H125 light single-engine helicopters in a training configuration.
Deliveries are expected to start before June 2022 and to continue through to 2025.
Leonardo will act as overall prime contractor with responsibility for program management, final assembly and delivery of the 12 NH90 NFH helicopters from its Venice – Tessera facility in northern Italy, and an eight-year support and training services package for crews and maintenance technicians. Meanwhile, Airbus will be responsible for the final assembly of the 16 NH90 TTH aircraft.