Oil sales hold key to Gulf defence market

Cook, Nick
March 1997
Interavia Business & Technology;Mar97, Vol. 52 Issue 607, p36
Discusses the status of defence and aerospace companies after the 1991 Gulf war. Major issue affecting Gulf revenues; Effects of the Gulf war on aerospace companies particularly in crude oil prices; Major issue affecting Gulf revenues; United Kingdom's chances in Kuwait regarding air defence needs. INSET: Helicopters struggle for regional acceptance..


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