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DSEI 2013: Minister reveals new contracts

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


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,

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