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Armoured Fighting Vehicles

Volume 488: debated on Monday 2 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the (a) in-service dates and (b) current out-of-service dates are for each armoured vehicle type in the Marines. (259212)

The Royal Marines operate two armoured vehicles:

In-service date

Out-of-service date

Viking

2005

2024

Beach recovery vehicle

2003

2028

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the current out-of-service dates are for each armoured vehicle type in the Army. (259213)

The information is provided in the following table.

Out-of-service dates

Remarks

FV430 Bulldog

2030

FV430 Mk2—2010

Challenger 2

2035

Challenger armoured repair and recovery vehicle—2040

CVR(T)

2020

2026 for Environmental mitigation UOR vehicles

Mastiff

1

UOR procurement

Saxon

2012

Titan

2040

Trojan

2040

Vector

2019

Warrior

2025

1No planned OSD at present.