Armoured Fighting Vehicles

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 16th April 2021.

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Photo of Andrew Rosindell Andrew Rosindell Conservative, Romford

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the Army’s Armoured Vehicle capacity.

Photo of Jeremy Quin Jeremy Quin The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

The Army, as outlined in the Defence Command Paper, is receiving significant and ongoing investment in its armoured capability. The new Boxer and Ajax, and the upgraded Challenger Main Battle Tank will make up the core of the Army's two future Heavy Brigade Combat Teams. We will be more capable against peer adversaries and integrated with our NATO Allies and partners.

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