To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Spartan and CVR(T) vehicles are (a) in operational service, (b) used for training, (c) held in reserve, (d) undergoing the inspection and repair process and (e) mothballed or in storage.
2 November 2016
The Ministry of Defence publishes annual statistics on vessels, land equipment and aircraft of the Armed Forces, as well as military formations. Some of the information requested can be found in the following link:
The Bulldog is part of the FV430 series and the CVR(T) is a general term for a number of vehicles.
Regarding vehicles that do not appear in the annual statistics, the number of these is as follows:
We do not routinely comment on specific levels of readiness for individual capabilities as to do so would compromise operational security, or would be likely to prejudice the capability, effectiveness or security of the Armed Forces.