Kuwait will sign an agreement to procure 24 Airbus Caracal helicopters in a US $1.1 billion defense deal from France Wednesday.
Both France, Kuwait will sign a letter of offer and acceptance for defense deals worth $2.8 billion that include 24 Airbus Caracal helicopters for $1.1 billion and $1.7 billion for ground vehicles by Volvo’s Renault Trucks and modernization of eight P37 patrol boats.
The helicopter deal was announced in June and has a provision for additional helicopters. Kuwait has extended the sustainment contract for the fast patrol boats and the modernization will include mid-life refit of the boats.
Saab has delivered Automatic Warning and Reporting (AWR) system to a customer in Kuwait for the detection, identification, warning, monitoring and reporting of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) hazards. The system, which is a flexible, modular and future-proof solution, can be operated from fixed locations, carried by personnel or mounted on vehicles, the company announced today
Italys close cooperation with Kuwait as part of the coalition against the Islamic State terrorist group may have played a part in the Emirate placing an order for 28 Eurofighter Typhoon Aircraft. The Inter-governmental agreement for the eight billion Euro deal was signed during the visit of the Prime Minister of Kuwait, Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to Rome on Thursday, Italian publication Analisidifesa reported
Kuwait has signed a MoU to procure 28 Eurofighter Typhoon jets from the Italian government for 8 billion euros (US $9 billion). The 20-year long deal would be finalized in a few weeks, Italian daily, Corriere della Sera reported Friday
Kuwait has allocated an additional $10 billion funds to purchase new fighter jets, tanks and air defense systems over the next decade. Kuwaits parliament unanimously approved a request by the state government
Finmeccanica might delay the signing of a contract worth 7-8 billion euros to sell 28 Eurofighter jets to Kuwait. Finmeccanica CEO, Mauro Moretti said last Thursday that the contract may not be signed before December 25
Airbus Helicopters has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with the Sino-German Ecopark for the establishment of a final assembly line (FAL) of Airbus Helicopters H135 in China. This LOI also includes a commitment by the Chinese party for 100 H135s to be assembled in the future FAL in China over the next 10 years
Airbus Helicopters has signed an MoU with the Czech Company LOM PRAHA for future cooperation in the field of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul in the frame of the on-going multipurpose helicopter tender of the Czech Ministry of Defense. The agreement is also covering national customisation, service & support, training and the potential to extend the activities to future export business, the company announced today
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