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Future Rapid Effects System

Volume 472: debated on Monday 3 March 2008

17. To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the progress of the future rapid effects system. (190374)

The Future Rapid Effect System is progressing well. We have selected the system of Systems Integrator, completed the Utility Vehicle design trials and issued a pre-Qualification Questionnaire for the Utility Vehicle Integrator in recent months. FRES is currently in its assessment phase and work on detailed requirements is continuing.