Army: Uniforms

Defence written question – answered on 19th January 2012.

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Photo of John Spellar John Spellar Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the value is of the contract for the new multi-terrain pattern uniform for the British Army; and where that uniform is being manufactured.

Photo of Peter Luff Peter Luff The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

The new multi-terrain pattern camouflage Personal Clothing System Combat Uniform (PCS CU) is being procured as part of a larger contract supplying a wide range of military clothing. The cost of providing the PCS CU to UK armed forces personnel is approximately £12 million in total. The new uniforms are being supplied by a UK company which has subcontracted manufacturing work to a company based in China.

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