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Ajax Vehicles: Testing

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 44327, tabled on 7 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the expected costs are of the (a) additional trials for the Ajax vehicle and (b) modifications to that vehicle being tested.

Answered on

10 September 2021

The cost of the Millbrook trials are commercially sensitive. The trials are essential to allow us to safely bring Ajax into service. We have a firm price contract with General Dynamics Land Systems which requires them to deliver 589 vehicles that meet the agreed specification for a cost of £5.5 billion.

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