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Aselsan is on Board with Ares for Qatar Fast Patrol

Ares Shipyard selects Aselsan Weapon Systems for the boats manufactured for the Qatari Coast Guard Command.

Issue 64

A contract was signed between Ares and Qatari Coast Guard Command in 2014 for the procurement of 17 various Coast Guard Boats composed of five 24 metre, ten 33,5 metre and two 47 metre long boats as part of covering the requirements of the Coast Guard Command of Qatar’s Ministry of Interior. Aselsan and Ares Shipyard reached a mutual understanding on the integration of the weapon systems that are to be integrated into the aforementioned boats within the scope of the programme which is planned to be accomplished within 48 months. In light of the negotiations conducted between the parties, Aselsan’s 30mm “Muhafız” and 12,7mm “STAMP” Remote Controlled Stabilized Weapon Systems will be integrated to the boats of Qatari Coast Guard Command within the scope of the Project.

Deputy Undersecretary Dr. Celal Sami Tüfekçi and Head of International Cooperation Department of Undersecretariat for Defence Industries Ms. Asuman Vangölü, Aselsan Board Member Ass. Prof. Sedat Nazlıbilek, Aselsan General Manager Dr. Faik Eken and Ares Shipyard’s Chairman Mr. Kerim Kalafatoğlu attended the signing ceremony held at the Hightech Port by MUSIAD Qatar Fair.

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