To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

DSEI 2013: Minister reveals new contracts

12th September 2013 - 14:12 GMT | by Tony Skinner in London

RSS

Three new contracts for military vehicles, helicopter support and the creation of a new armour facility were announced by the Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology, Philip Dunne, at the DSEI exhibition on 11 September.

The new agreements include £23 million contract with General Dynamics for 24 additional Foxhounds to bring the British Army fleet up to 400 vehicles. 

The support contract for Apache and Merlin helicopter engines involved a £367 million, six-year contract with a Rolls Royce Turbomeca for support of the RTM322 engine, which is expected to reduce the number of major repairs needed on the airframes,

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Tony Skinner

Author

Tony Skinner


Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin