Qatar Navy, a new Marines unit

Chief of Staff of the Qatari Armed Forces Lt-General Ghanim Bin Shaheen Al-Ghanim met with Commander of the US Marine Forces Central Command in the Middle East Lt-General Carl Mundy last week in Doha.

They are said to have discussed a Qatari project to establish a Marines unit.

What is the project about?

Which shipbuilders are eyeing the project?

What is the role of the US Navy in the project?

These key questions are answered in the following 256-word news report.

[Briefly reproduced in TR Defense Weekly Issue No 26/43 – October 25, 2019]

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