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Armoured Fighting Vehicles

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 10 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether he has any plans to order battlefield evacuation vehicles in the next 12 months; and if he will make a statement. (254996)

A number of battlefield evacuation vehicles (ambulances) are in service. These include variants of Mastiff, Vector, Viking, Bulldog, CVR(T), Land Rover and Saxon. In addition to these, there are ambulance variants in the current orders for Ridgeback, Warthog and tranche 2 of Mastiff. Plans for the next 12 months include the ordering of an ambulance variant in the procurement of the Husky Medium Tactical Support Vehicle.