Ajax Vehicles: Testing

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 9th September 2021.

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Photo of Mark Francois Mark Francois Conservative, Rayleigh and Wickford

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Armed Forces personnel have been injured whilst participating in the Ajax trials programme as of 21 July 2021.

Photo of Nick Smith Nick Smith Labour, Blaenau Gwent

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many personnel suffered injury or illness as a result of testing Ajax vehicles; and how many and what proportion of those personnel are receiving ongoing treatment.

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

I take the right hon. and Hon. Member’s questions as being in relation to the recent reports of noise and vibration identified in the ongoing Ajax demonstration phase. As such I would refer you to HCWS260, the comprehensive written statement I laid before this House on Monday 6 September.

HCWS260 - Armoured Calvary Programme (Ajax) (docx, 16.1KB)

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