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Armoured Fighting Vehicles

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL1749, tabled on 21 July 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government where in the United Kingdom the new General Dynamic UK Scout combat vehicle is built.

Answered on

27 July 2015

Assembly, integration and testing for Scout specialist vehicles beyond the initial 100 vehicles will be conducted by General Dynamics Land Systems UK Ltd, in South Wales. Many of the vehicles’ key sub-systems are designed and assembled in the UK, including the 40mm turret, the day night sensor systems, the enabling electronic system architecture and the advanced armour packs. Overall, 60 per cent by value of the work will be completed by UK manufacturers.