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Ajax Vehicles: Procurement

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 10609, tabled on 4 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much has his Department spent on the (a) development and (b) procurement of Ajax, by financial year.

Answered on

9 June 2021

The following payments have been made for the financial years 1 April 2010 to 31 March 2021:

Financial Year

Demonstration Phase

Manufacture Phase

Total of D&M Phase

(£million Payments inc-VAT)

(£million Payments inc-VAT)

(£million Payments inc-VAT)

2010/11

47.57

-

47.57

2011/12

146.49

-

146.49

2012/13

55.76

-

55.76

2013/14

110.40

-

110.40

2014/15

155.37

84.60

239.97

2015/16

28.80

165.87

194.67

2016/17

89.76

213.21

302.98

2017/18

5.23

277.27

282.50

2018/19

20.59

521.16

541.75

2019/20

16.03

564.51

580.55

2020/21

12.65

463.72

476.36

Total to Date:

688.64

2,290.35

2,978.99

In addition, there have been £188 million in in-service payments outside of the Demonstration and Manufacture Phase costs.

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