Kuwait is in the process of finalising a deal with Frances Airbus to buy 24 military Caracal helicopters, according to press reports.
The deal is said to be worth 1bn ($1.1bn).
This is the most recent in a series of arms deals between France and the Middle East, including the supply of Rafale jets to Qatar and a Saudi-funded export package to Lebanon. It deepens French military cooperation with the region.
Tunisia signed a contract in May 2014 for six of the helicopters, worth 300m.
The helicopters are generally used for troop transport and rescue missions.
A contract is expected to be signed soon, according to the office of French President Francois Hollande.