9-11 October 2018
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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OPV Middle East 2018 Agenda

The 2018 edition of the OPV Middle East will host senior officers driving the future of naval operations and maritime security in the Middle East and around the world including Royal Saudi Naval Forces, Saudi Border Guards, Bangladesh Coast Guard, United States Central Command and more. Do ...

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Sponsorship Prospectus - 7th Annual Offshore Patrol Vessels Middle East 2018

Elevate your involvement by participating as a sponsor or exhibitor and get noticed by decision makers at a time of amplified procurement opportunities in the region. Download the sponsorship prospectus now to see why you should sponsor and the available packages.   


Snapshot of procurement opportunities in the region

At a time of amplified procurement opportunities in Saudi Arabia in line with their Vision 2030 Programme and Saudi Navy Expansion Programme II (SNEP2), OPV Middle East is the only place you need to be to get face time as well as showcase your solutions in front of senior naval...

Market Overview: Offshore Patrol Vessels & Corvettes Middle East

Download this report by Defence IQ now and get an overview of the most recent activities taking place within the Middle East’s OPV market, from a listing of 2016-17 inventories to strategic summaries detailing nation-by-nation responses to operational demand.

Insider’s view: OPV – the answer to maritime security in the GCC

We spoke to some of the experts within the Middle East maritime security including Saudi Coast Guard and IMO to find out their thoughts on why they feel flexible offshore patrol vessels may prove to be part of the answer to the increasing diversity of threats in the region.Download this...


Highlights from OPV Middle East 2017

6th edition of the OPV Middle East organised with the official support of the Kuwait Ministry of Defence and the Kuwait Naval Force was a huge success with over 300 attendees at the event. Take a look at the highlights video to see what our attendees and sponsors had to...

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Snapshot of past OPV events highlights

For over 7 years, OPV Middle East has been the bespoke maritime security gathering for the Middle East and North African maritime industry to convene and discuss specific naval operations and maritime security challenges as well as review the latest technologies and solutions to secure their coasts. Download this highlights...

Agenda at-a-glance

Download the agenda at-a-glance now and get a quick glimpse into the topics and sessions to be covered during the event to find out what’s in store for you.

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Want to fast-track your registration? It's easy - all you need to do is download the registration form, fill in your details and send it to enquiry@iqpc.ae for immediate confirmation.

Insights: Analysis of an expanding OPV market in the Middle East

To shine a light on the current and future investment trends for OPVs, Defence IQ recently conducted research with more than 300 maritime security experts from the Middle East and around the world. Download the infographic now and get an overview of the trends, requirements and challenges in the Middle...


OPV Middle East - Requirements & Trends

We have developed this infographic to help you find out what opportunities presently exist for you in the Middle East market and where the market is headed in future.  Download this complimentary infographic now for more details. 

Saudi Naval Expansion Programme II

Saudi Arabia is presently embarking upon a major proliferation of its Eastern Naval Command in Jubail. The scale of this proliferation is unparalleled in the region and will involve the purchase of many major naval items.Get a glimpse of the Kingdom’s expansion plan expected to be worth US$16 billion in...