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Visit by Sir Ian Gilmour, Lord Privy Seal, to the Middle East, February 1981, 1981 Jan 01 - 1981 Dec 31
This file relates to an official visit to the Middle East (Kuwait, Jordan, and Syria) by Lord Privy Seal Sir Ian Gilmour in February 1981, with emphasis on the visit to Kuwait.
Sale of civil aircraft, 1967-1968
This file contains correspondence relating to: Letter from the Minister of Aviation John Stonehouse to the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs George Thomson requesting assistance from the Ambassador in Kuwait to Hawker Siddeley Aviation Limited and British Aircraft Corporation in supplying aircraft to Kuwait Airways Letter from M S Weir to Ambassador G N Jackson about the importance of securing a deal with Kuwait Airways to future contracts with Middle East Airlines, Jordan and Saudi Arabia Meeting between representatives of British Aircraft Corporation and Kuwait Airways
UK commitment to 1970/1971, 1967-1968
This file contains correspondence concerning: Minutes of the 62nd meeting of the Planning Committee on defence expenditure studies for the Central Treaty Organization (CENTO), relating to Cyprus, the Gulf, Sharjah and Kuwait Paper on 'The Kuwait Commitment in the Period to 1970-71' to be circulated at the meeting Telegram from Ambassador G N Jackson to M S Weir on the Kuwait commitment Letter from Jackson to T F Brenchley on HMG's commitment to the defence of Kuwait, including views of the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al Salem Al Sabah, Prime Minister Sheikh Jabir Al Ahmad Al Sabah and Minist
Supply of arms, 1968
This file contains correspondence relating to: Conversation between Ambassador G G Arthur and Kuwait Minister of Defence Sheikh Sa'ad Al Abdulla Al Sabah about the Eilat Incident involving Egypt and Israel in October 1967, and Sheikh Sa'ad's request for information about the vessels and missiles concerned.
Supply of arms, 1967
This file contains correspondence relating to: Supply of two Carl Gustaf weapons and a quantity of ammunition to Kuwait for evaluation Verbal enquiry from British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) about the supply of bombs and other ammunition to be provided with the Lightning aircraft previously ordered by Kuwait Interest expressed by Kuwait Chief of General Staff General Mubarak Abdulla Al Jabir Al Sabah in acquiring fifty-one Vickers 37 Ton Battle Tanks from Vickers Limited in the UK Letter from the Ministry of Defence to J A N Graham on the price of surplus 5.5 inch guns Enquiry fro
Supply of aircraft and missiles, 1967-1968
This file contains correspondence relating to: Letter from J A N Graham to M S Weir about a memorandum on flight training for the Kuwait Air Force and an earlier letter from A Ibbott on procurement of a Lightning simulator Conversation between Ambassador G G Arthur and Sheikh Sa'ad Al Abdulla Al Sabah about the purchase of Hawker Hunter aircraft and Lightning aircraft spare parts Agreement for the purchase by Kuwait of three refurbished Mark 6 Hawker Hunters Table of 'Surplus Hunter Aircraft for Export [Mark 6, Mark 9, Mark 7, and Mark 4] - Summary of Availabilities [,] Customer Re