Qatar has signed a contract with MBDA for the supply of a coastal defence system, the company announced on 1 September.

The system will be delivered with both Exocet MM40 Block 3 and Marte ER anti-ship missiles and will be able to operate autonomously with its own radar, or be linked with a wider coastal surveillance network, MBDA said.

The configuration and number of batteries that will be supplied to the Qatari Emiri Naval Forces (QENF) was not disclosed. […]