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Lockheed Martin UK develops turret facility

13th May 2015 - 15:42 GMT | by Tim Fish in Ampthill


A new facility to streamline the design and fabrication of new turrets for the UK’s Scout and Warrior armoured vehicles will be built at Lockheed Martin UK’s (LMUK’s) site in Ampthill.

Construction of a new hall at the site was initiated during a ceremony on 12 May that will cost £5.4 million and comes as the Warrior Capability Sustainment Programme (WCSP) undergoes its Critical Design Review (CDR) next week.

Alan Lines, MD of LMUK Amphill said the company put in a ‘huge effort to get a level of maturity into the product with the customer [UK MoD] and then we …

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