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Offshore Patrol Vessels Middle East Brochure

Officially supported by the Kuwait Ministry of Defence and the Kuwait Naval Force, the 6th edition of the OPV Middle East conference will once again gather 150+ senior naval officers and coast guards from across the region and further abroad to discuss policy, capability and regional maritime security challenges and requirements. 

Download the agenda now to find out what's in it for you to attend the event.


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 report now and find out why Gulf nations are considering an increase in OPV acquisition to address the different threats in the region.


OPV Middle East 2016 Showreel

OPV Middle East 2016 hosted in Bahrain gathered naval officers, chiefs of navies, coast guards from the Middle East and beyond as well as the global defence solutions industry to discuss their focus on the principle theme of GCC cooperation in maritime security as well as review the latest technologies to achieve the same. Take a look at some of the event highlights and find out what our speakers, sponsors and delegates had to say about the event.

Gala Dinner Highlights

The 2016 event hosted a sophisticated evening of networking and entertainment at the OPV Middle East gala dinner. See some of the highlights from the gala dinner evening.

Additional Event Information

OPV 2016 Attendee Profile

Download this list to get a quick snapshot of who attended the previous edition of OPV Middle East and to find out more about the profile of people you can expect to meet at this year's event.

Additional Event Information

Post-Event Report: OPV Middle East 2016

Download this post-event report to find out some of the key highlights from the 2016 edition, who sponsored the event, which organisations attended and what kind of audience you can expect in Kuwait this October.

Delegate Registration Form

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Attendee snapshot

As we continue our countdown to the OPV Middle East conference – the event will see the region’s seniormost naval officers attending along with solution providers who are participating to showcase their support in helping GCC navies solidify maritime security, capability and cooperation across the region. Download the attendee snapshot now to see for yourself who you can expect to meet at the event.



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.


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 this infographic.