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Lockheed backtracks on UK Warrior turret

6th February 2015 - 14:00 GMT | by Tim Fish in London


Changes to the demonstration phase of the UK Warrior Capability Sustainment Programme (WCSP) mean that Lockheed Martin UK will now offer a new turret in place of the planned modified one.

A new turret for the IFV is what rival company BAE Systems had originally offered in its 2009 bid for WCSP but this was turned down by the UK MoD – so they might feel somewhat hard done by with this latest development.

LM UK told Shephard that their decision to move to a new turret was taken in early October 2014 and it follows an amendment to the ...

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