INFANTRY PARADE, MILITARY JETS, AND PARACHUTE FORMATIONS MARK QATAR NATIONAL DAY AT CORNICHE

Qatar National Day parade at Corniche began in the morning at 9am on Saturday, December 18, 2021.  

The Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Father Amir H H Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani attended the National Day parade.

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The day began with the National Anthem, followed by the firing of 18-shot gun salute to celebrate Qatar National Day. 

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The parade started with a display of a group of modern naval vessels, including transport and logistical support ships, speedboats, ships and combat boats equipped with the latest defensive and offensive systems. 

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This was followed by an air show of various types of F-15 ‘Ababil’ and Rafale ‘Al Adiyat’, Mirage Sniper multi-mission fighters, defensive and offensive, and Typhoon ‘Al-Dhariyat’ and the helicopter group was headed by Apache ‘Sajeel’ helicopter, in addition to combat aircraft, helicopters, air transport, cargo aircraft, and evacuation aircraft.

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Then the infantry of the armed forces started their show, led by Leopard tank and two Jeopardy air defense armored vehicles, and the Land Forces, the Air Force, the Navy, the Air Defense, the Military Police, the Border Corps, the various military colleges, the Joint Special Forces, the Amiri Guard, and the Interior Ministry’s infantry, the Establishments and Authorities Security Department forces and Al Fazaa forces, followed by a show of Lekhwiya, with the entry of various military factions, horsemen and camel cavalry. 

The march concluded with the entry of paratroopers and air military shows, and was held amid precautionary and preventive measures against the Coronavirus (Covid-19).

SOURCE – https://thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/18/12/2021/infantry-parade-military-jets-and-parachute-formations-mark-qatar-national-day-at-corniche

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