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Export of Jaguar aircraft from UK to Saudi Arabia, 1973 Jan 01 - 1973 Dec 31
This file contains correspondence relating to: The sale of French arms to Saudi Arabia, including reference to: a report of an $800 million arms deal; the sale of thirty Mirage aircraft; and a signed contract between France and Saudi Arabia for the supply of thirty tanks Possible French arms sales to Egypt French policy for the sale of arms to the Middle East Media coverage of the French Defence Minister’s visit to Saudi Arabia in September 1973, to sign an agreement to strengthen cooperation between France and Saudi Arabia, more specifically the status of the French armour mission
Saudi Arabian air defence scheme, 1971 Jan 01-1971 Dec 31
This file is part C of a series of files relating to the Saudi Arabian Air Defence Scheme (SAADS), where the Saudi Arabian Government signed a letter of intent, agreeing to buy aircrafts, training, maintenance and military equipment from three British companies overseen by HMG. These companies, known collectively as the Saudi Arabian Defence Consortium (SADC), are: British Aircraft Corporation Limited (BAC), Associated Electrical Industries (AEI) and Airwork Services Limited.
Kuwait liaison team, 1967
This file relates to UK military assistance to Kuwait, and in particular the Kuwait Liaison Team (KLT).
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
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.