Academic Training: Kuwaiti Cadets at Saint-Cyr

20.06.2014 Kuwait
Academic Training: Kuwaiti Cadets at Saint-Cyr

Academic Training: Kuwaiti Cadets at Saint-Cyr

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DCI-COFRAS, the Army, Gendarmerie and Armed Forces Medical Corps branch of DCI, are pleased to welcome 21 new foreign officer trainees at the St-Cyr Coëtquidan military academy.

After the graduation of the first batch of 10 Saudi Arabian cadets in 2012, DCI will train 21 cadets from Kuwait. These trainees will attend a 5-year curriculum including 3 years at the St-Cyr military academy ending with the issue of a “Diplomacy and Strategy” Bachelor of Arts. The Kuwaiti trainees will first spend 22 months at the Brittany international language studies centre (CIEL) in order to master the French language.

“The educational training plays an essential part in structuring elite military personnel. It constitutes a central pole of DCI's activity,” declared General Patrick Tanguy, Executive Vice-President of DCI-COFRAS.”

“We are proud that the State of Kuwait entrusts us with the task of training the future elite of the Kuwaiti Armed Forces and will do our utmost to ensure total success,” he added.

Created in 1972, DCI is an intermediate sized service company, in which the French government is the concurring shareholder. It operates throughout the defense and security spectrum.

Culturally close to the Ministry of Defense, DCI offers outsourcing services to foreign countries, for:

  • Consulting and assistance throughout the life cycle of armament programs 
  • Training engineering, in the academic, operational and technical fields

DCI and its subsidiaries have been partners of the French Armed Forces for 10 years within the scope of service contracts and are endeavoring to extend their activities to European Union countries.



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