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Eurosatory: CMI bids for Challenger 2

14th June 2016 - 14:30 GMT | by Tim Fish in Paris


Belgian turret manufacturer CMI Cockerill has teamed with engineering company Ricardo UK to bid for the British Army’s Challenger 2 tank life extension programme.

The companies signed an MoU today to formalise their relationship and a CMI spokesperson said that a bid will be submitted by the due date in July.

Whilst CMI will work on the turret components, Ricardo will do everything below the turret, such as the auxiliary power unit, drive line and suspension.

Other companies are expected to join the team shortly but CMI and Ricardo UK will lead the bid. The spokesperson said that between the

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

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

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