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DE&S highlights industry opportunities on UK armour programmes

24th June 2013 - 13:30 GMT | by Tim Fish in London

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The UK Armoured Vehicles Programme team is expected to spend about £350 million this year and about £10 billion over 10 years, the head of the programme has said.

The team’s main procurement programmes are the Specialist Vehicle (SV) or ‘Scout’ and Warrior Capability Sustainment Programme (CSP) both of which are in the demonstration phase.

However, speaking at the DVD exhibition on 19 June, Brig Gen Robert Talbot Rice, head of the Armoured Vehicles Programme at the DE&S, said there are further opportunities for industry in other programmes.

These include: the Challenger II Life Extension Programme (LEP); the Armoured Battlegroup

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Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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