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British Army receives first batch of vehicles under Ajax programme

30th July 2020 - 17:00 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira


After experiencing delays to the Ajax programme, the British Army has announced the delivery of the first batch of vehicles.The six Ares variants were handed over to the Household Cavalry Regiment at Bulford, Wiltshire on 27 July.

A spokesperson for the MoD confirmed to Shephard that the remaining 583 vehicles will be delivered between this year and 2025.

Ares and the five other variants of the Ajax family will replace the in-service Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked) (CVR(T)) fleet, which has been the mainstay of armoured reconnaissance in the British Army for almost 50 years.

The Ajax is the next generation

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Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira

Flavia Camargos Pereira is a North America editor at Shephard Media. She joined the company …

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