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Ajax risk to British Army (Analysis)
Some conclusions from the report released on Twitter by defence analyst Francis Tusa on 2 June indicate that the UK Infrastructure and Projects Authority has graded the Ajax project with a red rating.
This means that it believes the project to be undeliverable in its current form and needs to be re-baselined.
Because of problems with the vehicles, the report states that the project will not deliver the required number of platforms to meet planned operational deployments in 2023-24 and for Ajax to achieve full operational capability (FOC) in 2025.
Whilst this storm was brewing, Jeremy Quin MP, minister for defence procurement …
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