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Armoured Ambulances

Samaritan is the armoured ambulance variant of the CVR(T) family. One of the variants/roles that would seem to have fallen by the wayside in the Ajax

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From CVR(T) to FRES to Ajax

The Future Rapid Effects System (FRES) was the project name for a class of medium weight armoured vehicles that were intended to replace a number

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Generic Vehicle Architecture

The MoD has been at the cutting edge of vehicle electronics for several years, Generic Vehicle Architecture is the latest incarnation of this work. Origins

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FRES Family

FCS and the Birth of FRES

Future Combat System (FCS) This section spans a number of years, outside of the chronological structure of the document. One cannot understand the origins of

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2015 to Today

The CT Cannon The first demonstrator for 45mm Cased Telescoping automatic cannon appeared in 1991, After changing the calibre to 40mm, the system went into

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2011 to 2014

2011 With the ink still dry on the October 2010 Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) and most people arguing about Carrier Strike, the Army

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