The Commander of the Military Manufacturing Directorate at the Qatari Ministry of Defense (MoD) Brigadier General (Brig. Gen.) Salem Al-Roumi Al-Marri plays a crucial role in advancing Qatar's defense capabilities, particularly in the realm of electronic warfare (EW) systems.
His recent visit to SAMI-AEC, a Saudi company specializing in advanced electronics, accompanying Barzan Holdings’ delegation, shows his commitment to enhancing collaboration with defense industries, especially those with expertise in advanced electronics.
In this report, we dive into the Profile of Brig. Gen. Al-Marri, highlighting his involvement in Qatar's military and defense landscape, his current responsibilities as Commander of the Military Manufacturing Directorate at the MoD, his connections and influence, as well as his priorities and plans.
Key points covered in the report include:
- Brig. Gen. Al-Marri’s affiliation with the Qatari MoD and his relationship with Minister of State for Defense Affairs Khaled Al-Attiyah
- His affiliation with Barzan Holdings and his relationship with its CEO Abdullah Hassan Al-Khater
- His network and circle of influence among members of the Al Thani ruling family
- His views on international defense companies, especially American, British, Italian, and French ones