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Sensory solutions to update UK Fuchs

13th June 2019 - 13:00 GMT | by Kate Martyr in London


The first delivery of the Fuchs 1A8 vehicle, an armoured survey and reconnaissance vehicle which is used to detect, identify and monitor chemical and radiological sources, took place in 1979, which suggests that the sensory equipment and vehicle safety may not meet today's standards and mission requirements.

With this in consideration, the UK’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Delivery Team is looking to replace the platform’s Mobile Mass Spectrometer, SVG2 and radiation probes, it was announced on 10 June.

The UK MoD is hopeful that a £17.0 million ($21.6 million) contract can ameliorate problems caused by its Fuchs fleet’s already obsolete chemical and radiological

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Kate Martyr


Kate Martyr

Kate Martyr was the Land Domain reporter for Shephard Media during 2019.

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