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UK to replace protected mobility

5th February 2016 - 09:00 GMT | by Tim Fish in London

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Plans to acquire Multi-Role Vehicle – Protected (MRV-P) Troop Carrying Vehicles (TCV) and a Future Protected Battlefield Ambulance (FPBFA) for the British Army have been initiated.

Details were provided in a contract notice from the UK MoD on 2 February, but the numbers expected are fewer than initially planned.

Under the Protected Mobility Vehicle Programme (PMVP), the UK MoD’s Operational Support Programme is seeking vehicles that can undertake a troop-carrying role as well as provide pre-hospital emergency care and medivac capabilities. 

To satisfy a planned assumption for service entry during 2019, the vehicles will be bought off-the-shelf. An initial total

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

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