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Armoured Fighting Vehicles

Volume 464: debated on Friday 19 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many armoured vehicles are in service with the Army, broken down by type. (157042)

The number of armoured vehicles of each type that are in service with the Army as at 10 October 2007 are shown in the following table.

Vehicle type

Number in service in 2007

AS 90

146

Combat Engineer Tractor (CET)

78

Challenger 2 (CR 2) Fleet

345

Challenger Armoured Repair and Recovery Vehicle (CRARRV)

81

Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked) (CVR(T)) Fleet

1118

FUCHS

11

FV432 Fleet

1492

Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS)

59

SAXON Fleet

413

SHIELDER

30

STORMER

148

TROJAN

14

TITAN

16

WARRIOR Fleet

385

VIKING

40

These figures include those armoured vehicles used for training and undergoing in depth maintenance. Not included are those vehicles considered ‘protected’ such as the MASTIFF protected patrol vehicles.