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UK arms sales to the United Arab Emirates, 1980 Jan 01 - 1980 Dec 31
This file relates to the UK’s arms sales to the UAE. It contains correspondence concerning: The sale of Chieftain tanks to Abu Dhabi. It includes: the discussions with Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan; an article in the Middle East Economic Digest on the UAE’s interest in expanding its armoured division; and possible US interest and bids in this area The UAE’s intent to purchase aircraft, with the interest of the British Aerospace (BAE) in bidding for the contract.
Commercial and economic relations between Oman and UK, 1974 Jan 01 - 1974 Dec 31
This file concerns British commercial and economic relations between Oman and the UK.
Defence Attache's report on Saudi Arabia for 1972, 1973 Jan 01 - 1973 Dec 31
This file contains correspondence, summaries and memoranda relating to the Defence Attaché report on Saudi Arabia between January 1972 and May 1973.
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.
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.
British Eagle airways trooping flights through Kuwait, 1967
This file contains correspondence relating to: Minute on the restoration of trooping flights from Akrotiri to Bombay and the Far East, following the closure of the route due to the clash between India and Pakistan in September 1965. The flights had previously been re-routed from Akrotiri to Kuwait to Ceylon during winter, and from Akrotiri to Abadan to Ceylon during summer, but the direct route is now open to Eagle Airways
RAF bases at Salalah and Masirah, 1967-1968
This file concerns the future of the RAF bases at Salalah and on the Island of Masirah in the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman.
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
Negotiations for lease of terrritory at Gwadur from sultan of Muscat: RAF flying rights, 1954
This file relates to negotiations in 1954-55 for Pakistan to lease Gwadur [Gwadar] from the Sultan of Muscat and Oman.
Proposed visit of Sultan of Muscat to UK, 1957
This file contains correspondence relating to: Possibility of the Sultan of Muscat and Oman Saeed Bin Taimur being received by the Queen during his visit to the UK (1, 9-10, 16, 22) The Sultan's plans to travel first to Bahrain, Baghdad and Istanbul before continuing on to the UK (2) The Sultan's revised plan to travel from Muscat to Salalah and then directly to London, discussion of the dates of his trip and arrangements for accommodation and transport, some of which will be provided by the RAF (3-8, 10, 12-14, 16-17) Enquiry from Gerald de Gaury about the dates of the S