Armoured Fighting Vehicles

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 27th April 2016.

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Photo of Lord Moonie Lord Moonie Labour

To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Ajax vehicles are to be procured for the British Army; and of those, how many will be assembled in Spain, and how many in Wales.

Photo of Earl Howe Earl Howe The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence, Deputy Leader of the House of Lords

The British Army will receive 589 Ajax vehicles which will come in six variants. A total of 100 vehicles will be fully manufactured and assembled in Spain. The hulls for the remaining 489 will be transported to the Merthyr Tydfil facility where they will be combined with constituent parts to make complete vehicles.

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