Military training and simulation programs in several Middle East countries — in particular, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan — have been rapidly growing to cope with the modernization of their armed forces.

Like vendors in other sectors, training and simulation providers are looking to the Middle East for current and future growth, according to analysis by Avascent, a strategic and management consultancy based in Washington.

The US dominates the global training and simulation market, both as a customer and as a provider of related goods and services. But demand for training and simulation products is growing elsewhere, particularly in the UK, France and the Middle East. […]