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British Army reveals more MIV details, including price tag

25th April 2018 - 12:22 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in London


Senior UK MoD officials have put more meat on the bones of its proposed sole-source acquisition of the Boxer 8x8 vehicle from Germany, outlining how much it will cost and what the proposed work share could be amongst UK companies.

During a 24 April Defence Committee meeting, Guto Bebb, the MoD’s minister for defence procurement confirmed the proposed cost of the Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) programme will be in the region of £4.4 billion over ten years.

That figure will include procurement of approximately 500 vehicles with integration of UK specific capabilities, specifically C4I and electronic countermeasure (ECM) equipment,

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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