General Dynamics UK, a British company which has been established in the UK since 1962 and now employs over 1500 people in highly-skilled jobs across the UK, opened a FRES
Joint Programme Office close to the Defence Procurement Agency in Abbeywood earlier this week.
Dr Sandy Wilson, President and Managing Director of General Dynamics UK, said: "The opening of this facility underscores our ongoing commitment to delivering the best, most innovative FRES
solution to a cutting-edge timetable.
Variants of the Fres
family will replace FV 430 specialist vehicles deployed within divisional and brigade headquarters and within the heavy battle groups.
It would be wrong of me to say which company should produce FRES
but certainly a big factory in this part of the world by BAE Systems would really hope they get some of the work.
Dr Sandy Wilson, president and managing director, said: "We are delighted that PIRANHA V is the British Army's choice for the FRES
is estimated to cost pounds 49 billion over its 30-year lifespan, including the cost of maintaining the equipment.
CC TDP is an 18-month programme to demonstrate the readiness of in-hub electric-drive and its ability to meet the FRES
platform requirements, as well as the integration of a third party Electronic Architecture (EA) into the chassis.
However, some industry officials and military officers argue that the requirement that all FCS and Fres
variants weigh no more than 20 tonnes so that they can be carried by a C-130 Hercules is imposing an unrealistic constraint upon designers.
On Saturday, on Showtime, Fres
Oquendo faces David Tua in a 12-round heavyweight bout in Chester, W.
Recruitment organisation FRES
knows too - and has come to the rescue of nervous new recruits everywhere by putting together a list of top tips on making the best start.
All the same, his carefully-worded criticism of the delays in awarding the work for the FRES
Scout armoured vehicle and the refitting of the Warrior vehicles are significant.
NDI managing director Robin Fox said the FRES
scheme was "an incredible farce" and accused the MoD of putting jobs at risk by refusing to announce a contractor.