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Citing progress, UK officials commit to Warrior upgrade

21st September 2018 - 16:30 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Millbrook

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Top industry and UK government officials used this year’s DVD 2018 event to reaffirm their commitment to the British Army’s flagship Warrior Capability Sustainment Programme (WCSP), despite unanswered questions still hanging over the project.

Speaking at the British Army event in Millbrook, the UK’s minister for defence procurement, Stuart Andrew, enthused about the WCSP programme in his keynote address to visitors, calling it a ‘game-changing capability’ that will improve the vehicles’ lethality, survivability and situational awareness.

Progress is being made with 11 vehicles currently going through validation and verification (V&V) trials at the army's Bovington site as part of

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