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British Army receives first production Ajax vehicles

22nd January 2019 - 15:16 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London


Without much fanfare the UK MoD has taken delivery of the first two production standard Ajax Ares variants, Shephard has learnt.

The two vehicles were delivered to the Acceptance and Testing Team for Government Acceptance Tests (GAT) in December 2018. Two further Ares variants are to be delivered by the end of January 2019 and two more in February 2019.

General Dynamics UK (GDUK) also confirmed the vehicle deliveries saying that these would accompany seven prototypes already delivered and undergoing testing.

A total of 589 Ajax platforms are set to be delivered to the British Army through 2017-2024, along with

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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