Qatar to Acquire FS-LIDS

Qatar to Acquire FS-LIDS
Qatar to Acquire FS-LIDS

The State Department has decided to approve a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Qatar of the Fixed Site-Low, Slow, Small Unmanned Aircraft System Integrated Defeat System (FS-LIDS) System of Systems and related equipment for an estimated cost of $1 billion. The Defence Security Co-operation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today.


Qatar has requested to buy ten Fixed Site-Low, Slow, Small Unmanned Aircraft System Integrated Defeat System (FS-LIDS) Systems, including two 200 Coyote Block 2 interceptors. The Counter Unmanned Electronic Warfare System (CUAEWS); Coyote launchers; Ku Band Multi-function Radio Frequency System (KuMRFS) radars; Forward Area Air Defence Command and Control (FAAD C2); Counter Unmanned Electronic Warfare Systems (CUAEWS); EO/IR cameras are part of the package. The total estimated programme cost is $1 billion.

Qatar to Acquire FS-LIDS