Kuwait Defence and Security Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Kuwait Defence and Security Report 2016

Kuwait Defence and Security Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Kuwait Defence and Security Report 2016
Published Apr 09, 2016
73 pages — Published Apr 09, 2016
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BMI View: Kuwait continues to have a close defence relationship with the US, although Kuwait s role in facilitating terrorism in the region is creating tensions within the relationship. BMI does not believe that Kuwait faces any immediate serious threats to its security. ...In this sense, the ongoing civil war in Syria and the instability in Iraq throw a shadow over the emirate. We believe that Kuwait remains an essential base for the US in order to project power into the Gulf, and that the ongoing strength of the defence partnership can be determined from the recent deployment of an additional ---- marine task force to Kuwait. In our view, Kuwait s continuing contracts for PAC-- missiles, for example, to boost its air defence capabilities with US defence manufacturers, such as Raytheon and Boeing demonstrate the strength of the alliance. ...The first of two Boeing C--- Globemaster-III strategic freighters was delivered to the Kuwait Air Force on February -- ----. On February -- ----, the US Department of Defence announced that Kuwait would receive two more

...Strengthening alliances with the US and other Western countries ensures a steady stream of hi-tech arms imports. Missile defence capability counters the Iranian military s main threat. ...Oil wealth allows high military expenditure on advanced weapons systems. Kuwait demonstrates ongoing commitment to educating a new generation of military officers; over --- Kuwaitis are enrolled in foreign academies. Increasing interest in UAV technology could provide a niche market for a nascent defence industry ...Kuwait demonstrates ongoing commitment to educating a new generation of military officers; over --- Kuwaitis are enrolled in foreign academies. Increasing interest in UAV technology could provide a niche market for a nascent defence industry

...Hostile international environment, with serious insurgencies in Iraq and political unrest in a large number of Middle Eastern countries, including Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain. War and unrest in Syria will have consequences for Kuwait, particularly given the emirate s sectarian divisions between Sunni and Shia citizens. ...

  
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