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Armoured Fighting Vehicles

Volume 476: debated on Monday 2 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what representations he received from the French government in support of Nexter's bid to supply the Future Rapid Effect System utility vehicle requirement; and if he will make a statement. (207123)

Ministers and officials often exchange correspondence and discuss defence issues with their French counterparts. The French Government have supported Nexter’s bid for the Utility Vehicle design of the Future Rapid Effect System, both in writing and during discussions.