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Warrior CSP gets additional test vehicle but trials pushed back

7th November 2014 - 10:21 GMT | by Tim Fish in London


The UK’s Warrior IFV capability sustainment programme (CSP) will use an extra twelfth vehicle for demonstrations.

A spokesperson from Lockheed Martin told Shephard that a recent contract change ‘pulled forward an additional 510 [infantry support vehicle] from production to demonstration to add flexibility to the trials programme and de-risk future planned activities.’

The original contract was for 11 pre-production vehicles plus unit zero.

‘There will now be 12 pre-production vehicles and they will start to be built in October 2015 and will be built at a rate of two a month from then on. The range trials are expected to

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

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

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