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Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (27 Jul 2015)

Earl Howe: Assembly, integration and testing for Scout specialist vehicles beyond the initial 100 vehicles will be conducted by General Dynamics Land Systems UK Ltd, in South Wales. Many of the vehicles’ key sub-systems are designed and assembled in the UK, including the 40mm turret, the day night sensor systems, the enabling electronic system architecture and the advanced armour packs. Overall,...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (21 Jul 2015)

Philip Dunne: The Ministry of Defence is currently considering an unsolicited proposal from General Dynamics for an extension to the existing initial in-service support arrangements for the Scout Specialist Vehicle during its manufacture period. This extension might result in General Dynamics Land Systems UK taking the decision to transfer some vehicle assembly to the UK.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (23 Jun 2015)

Philip Dunne: The contract for the manufacturing phase of the Scout Specialist Vehicle (SV) programme was awarded to General Dynamics UK Limited (GD UK) in September 2014. GD UK, as the prime contractor, is responsible for the selection and management of its supply chain. Its detailed breakdown of GD UK's subcontractors, including contract values and end dates, is commercially sensitive and not held by the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (19 Mar 2015)

Lord Astor of Hever: The Scout Specialist Vehicle (SV) contract will provide 589 vehicles in six variants based on the Common Base Platform design concept. The contract with General Dynamics UK for the development of these vehicles amounts to 601 million (excluding VAT).

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (14 Jan 2015)

Philip Dunne: An error has been identified in the written answer given on 12 January 2015. The correct answer should have been: General Dynamics UK (GDUK) continues to award contracts to tier one suppliers for manufacture of the Scout Specialist Vehicle. GDUK currently estimates the amount of UK jobs involved in this work to be approximately 1,400 in the first tier of the supply chain across over...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Tanks (13 Jan 2015)

Philip Dunne: Holding answer received on 09 January 2015 The Scout Specialist Vehicle contract was awarded to General Dynamics UK Limited in 2010 following an open competition to determine the most economically advantageous tender. The criteria applied were: the demonstration phase programme, the manufacture phase delivery schedule, compliance with system requirements, the initial in-service...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (12 Jan 2015)

Philip Dunne: The Scout Specialist Vehicle (SV) programme passed its second Main Gate approval in August 2014, resulting in a contract signature and announcement with General Dynamics UK in September 2014 for 589 vehicles, plus training systems, applique armour and the first two years initial in-service support. The programme continues to progress in the demonstration and manufacture phase. The Scout SV...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Nuclear Submarines (2 Dec 2014)

Philip Dunne: ...answer received on 27 November 2014 The missile tubes for the Successor Programme are being procured as part of the collaborative Common Missile Compartment (CMC) project with the US. General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded an $83.8 million contract modification by the US Department of Defense to continue development of the CMC. The contract provides funding for 17...

Opposition Day: Government Policies (Wales) (26 Nov 2014)

Chris Evans: ...Wales, and particularly of the valleys I represent, is a distorted picture that is no way helpful to our self-image or self-confidence. On the site of the last mine to close in Islwyn—Oakdale—stands General Dynamics, a top 100 contractor company, with nearly 20 billion in sales annually. To those who want to paint the Labour party as anti-business, let me point out that...

Isil: Topical Questions (24 Nov 2014)

Angus Robertson: In the 2010 SDSR the UK Government committed to reducing the number of launch tubes from 12 to eight. A recent opinion poll issued by the US navy states that the American firm General Dynamics will build 12 Trident missile launch tubes for a successor UK submarine, something that has not yet been approved by this Parliament. Is that true? If so, why has the House not been informed, and why do...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (4 Nov 2014)

Lord Moonie: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether all the intellectual property for the Scout SV will be held by General Dynamics United Kingdom or by a foreign company.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (4 Nov 2014)

Lord Astor of Hever: The Scout Specialist Vehicle contract with General Dynamics United Kingdom is for 589 vehicles. Around 230 vehicles are planned for delivery by the end of 2020.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (4 Nov 2014)

Lord Astor of Hever: ...appropriate operational sovereignty. The strategy was intended to make greater use of the global market, particularly within the EU and NATO. This remains the case for Scout Specialist Vehicle. General Dynamics United Kingdom was selected on the basis of the best value for money for the MOD and has decided to use the production facilities at General Dynamics European Land Systems in Spain....

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (4 Nov 2014)

Lord Astor of Hever: This is a matter for General Dynamics. The Scout Specialist Vehicle contract price was secured through international competition and represents value for money regardless of any plans for the Pizarro II vehicle.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (4 Nov 2014)

Lord Astor of Hever: The UK Trade and Investment Defence and Security Organisation is currently assisting General Dynamics United Kingdom in identifying international prospects for the vehicle. The benefit expected from defence exports is a contribution to economic growth.

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Manufacturing (22 Oct 2014)

Chris Evans: The Secretary of State will know that General Dynamics in my constituency recently signed a contract for the Scout specialist vehicle platforms. Will he now pay tribute to the previous Labour Government, who were instrumental in bringing General Dynamics to Oakdale, creating hundreds of high-tech, high-spec jobs?

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: NATO Summit (20 Oct 2014)

Nick Smith: The NATO summit announcement on the development of the new Scout armoured vehicle was a good thing. It will help our troops in battle and boost employment at General Dynamics in south Wales and down the supply chain, but can the Minister update us on the possibility of more British jobs on this project, particularly in south Wales?

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (15 Oct 2014)

Madeleine Moon: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what proportion of the Scout vehicles built under contract by General Dynamics will be built in that company's (a) UK factories and (b) Spanish factories; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Defence Growth Partnership (4 Sep 2014)

Matthew Hancock: Companies currently represented on the Steering Committee are Airbus Group, Atkins, Babcock, BAE Systems, Cobham, Finmeccanica, General Dynamics, Hewlett Packard, Lockheed Martin, Marshall, MBDA, QinetiQ, Raytheon, Rolls Royce, Serco, Thales. The trade association, ADS, is also a member and represents the interests of the wider defence sector. SME representation is currently being reviewed by...

Written Ministerial Statements — Defence: Defence Procurement (3 Sep 2014)

Michael Fallon: I am pleased to announce the successful contract award worth 3.5 billion (Ex VAT) to General Dynamics UK (GDUK) to deliver a minimum fleet of 589 Scout specialist vehicles (Scout SV) to the British Army. This will sustain a minimum of 1,300 jobs across the UK. Deliveries of the Scout SV are planned to commence in 2017. The training establishment and first squadron will be equipped by...


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