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Armoured Fighting Vehicles: Technology

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 88704, tabled on 7 December 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the investigations into the concerns that headsets used by personnel in armoured fighting vehicles were causing hearing problems have concluded; and what the results of the investigation have been to date.

Answered on

13 December 2021

Investigations remain ongoing. As it becomes available, the data from this testing will be combined with our knowledge of the in-service Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV) operating environment to ensure safety advice and guidance to operational commanders remains current.

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