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Tanks: Procurement

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 21112, tabled on 20 June 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of introducing Panther KF51s to supplement the British Army's current stock of Main Battle Tanks while they wait for Challenger 3 to be completed.

Answered on

28 June 2022

The Ministry of Defence is progressing Challenger 3. We have no current intention of procuring Panther KF51 when it is ready for production (which is not the case at present).