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UK arms sales to Kuwait, 1974 Jan 01 - 1974 Dec 31
This file concerns arms sales from the UK to Kuwait during 1974.
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.
UK arms sales to Oman, 1974 Jan 01 - 1974 Dec 31
This file relates to the wish of Sultan Qaboos Bin Saeed Al Said to purchase sophisticated military equipment.
Visit of Lord Carrington, Secretary of State for Defence, to Saudi Arabia and Oman, 8-13 April 1973: briefs, 1973 Jan 01 - 1973 Dec 31
This file contains briefs, personality notes on leading personalities and itineraries relating to the UK Secretary of State for Defence Lord Carrington's [Peter Carington] visit to Saudi Arabia and Oman in April 1973, including reference to: The Saudi Arabian Air Defence Scheme Jaguar, Strikemaster and Rapier aircraft Westland helicopters The Saudi Arabian National Guard Vigilant missiles Egypt Current UK sales in Oman UK sale prospects in Oman Intelligence exchanges with Saudi Arabia The air defence of Oman Kuwait-Iraqi relations UK military training assistance in
Visit of Lord Carrington, Secretary of State for Defence, to Saudi Arabia and Oman, 8-13 April 1973, 1973 Jan 01 - 1973 Dec 31
This file concerns the UK Secretary of State for Defence Lord Carrington's [Peter Carington] visit to Saudi Arabia and Oman in April 1973. This was the highest level visit by a British minister to Oman since the Sultan of Oman Qaboos Bin Saeed Al Saeed's accession.
UK military assistance to Oman: policy and reviews, 1973 Jan 01 - 1973 Dec 31
This file relates to policy and reviews of military assistance from the UK to Oman, January-July 1973.
Independence for Bahrain: report by G G Arthur, HM Political Resident, 1971 Jan 01-1971 Dec 31
This file relates to the independence of Bahrain.
Abu Dhabi Defence Force Air Wing, 1969 Jan 01-1969 Dec 31
The file relates to the negotiations for the purchase of aircraft for the Abu Dhabi Defence Force (ADDF) Air Wing.
Defence sales, 1967-1968
This file contains correspondence relating to: Transportation of 25,000 rounds of 7.62 calibre ammunition from Gdynia, Poland to Doha Order for military supplies placed from Qatar and the involvement of Ghassan Farha Negotiations between Westland Helicopters Limited, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Hamad Al Thani and Mohammad Mahdi Cochrane over the sale of Whirlwind helicopters Sale by Tennant Trading Limited of 20,000 rounds of 9 mm ball ammunition to Qatar Enquiry from Qatar for the purchase of 200 cartridges of 25 pounder blank ammunition Purchase of a consignment of hunting rifles and
Supply of aircraft and missiles, 1967
This file relates to the supply of aircraft and other military equipment and personnel from HMG to Kuwait. It contains correspondence concerning: Request by the Kuwait Air Force to purchase Hunter and Jet Provost aircraft from Hawker Siddeley Limited and the British Aircraft Corporation Discussions on the order of Lightning aircraft for the Kuwait Air Force between the Chief General Staff of Kuwait Armed Forces, the Officer Commanding Kuwait Liaison Team (KLT), the Ministry of Defence, the Foreign Office and HM Embassy in 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
Overseas visits by ruler, 1967-1968
This file contains correspondence relating to: Plans of the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Salem Al Sabah to travel directly from the Arab League Summit Conference in Khartoum to Paris for a 10-day medical checkup Medical checkup of Sheikh Sabah at the American Hospital of Paris, courtesy call on General Charles de Gaulle and departure on his personal Hawker Siddeley Trident for Beirut Return of Sheikh Sabah to Kuwait without visiting Amman and Baghdad as earlier planned Visit by the Director of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Dr Manouchehr Eqbal to Kuwait and a report