United Kingdom—Army Gets Rid Of MRAPs As It Optimizes Vehicle Fleet

Defense News | 07/15/2020

The British army will eliminate three different fleets of mine-resistant, ambush-protection (MRAP) vehicles as it seeks to rationalize its ground fleet in the face of tight budgets and changing priorities, reports Defense News. Around 733 Mastiff, Ridgback and Wolfhound vehicles, all variants of the U.S.-built Cougar armored vehicle, will be divested under the Land Environment Fleet Optimization Plan (LEFOP), Minister of State for Defense Procurement Jeremy Quin told lawmakers earlier...

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