Kuwait Military Procurement: Timeline

Military operations are increasingly carried out by coalitions rather than single national actors, making the already complex process of procurement and logistics even more complicated. The Middle East has not been excused from this trend either, with action in Yemen recently carried out by a coalition of nations. With increased GCC military cooperation on the regional agenda, this trend looks set to continue, necessitating new thinking on military logistics and procurement.

With the recent announcement that Kuwait’s parliament has approved $10 billion in additional funding to help modernise the armed forces, Defence IQ provides this timeline of major Kuwait defence activity over the past five years, tracing developments in spending, international business and multilateral parnerships to give attendees to this year’s Military Logistics & Procurement Kuwait conference a grounded knowledge of the country’s needs…

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