Qatar Embarks on Major Naval Expansion

Qatar’s naval expansion will give it new amphibious, air defense, and anti-ship capabilities, but the country will face challenges to fully man its naval platforms exclusively with Qataris, given the country’s small population.

Qatar Embarks on Major Naval Expansion
Military ships are seen during a joint naval exercise by U.S. and Qatari troops off the coast of Qatar, June 16, 2017. (REUTERS/Naseem Zeitoon)

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