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Ajax nears delivery to British Army

19th September 2017 - 17:44 GMT | by Uldduz Sohrabi in London

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General Dynamics Land Systems UK (GDUK) is preparing for initial deliveries of the first Ajax variants to the British Army, with government acceptance testing (GAT) now underway.

Two vehicles in the 'Ares' specialist troop carrier configuration are currently undergoing GAT. This will assess each of the platforms before they are formally delivered to the British Army.

Major General Robert Talbot-Rice, the director of land equipment at Defence Equipment and Support, said: ‘The Ajax programme represents the UK’s biggest single order of armoured vehicles in a generation and is making good progress.’

Also announced on 15 September was news that the

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Uldduz Sohrabi is a freelance reporter for Shephard Media.

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