Artillery: Procurement

Ministry of Defence written question – answered am ar 21 Mai 2024.

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Photo of Mark Francois Mark Francois Ceidwadwyr, Rayleigh and Wickford

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how his Department defines initial operating capability in the context of the new 155mm Boxer-related 155mm artillery programme.

Photo of James Cartlidge James Cartlidge The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

The Mobile Fires Platform project will be a product of the Integrated Procurement Model(IPM), and as such, Minimum Deployable Capability(MDC) will replace Initial Operating Capability(IOC) and Full Operating Capability(FOC).

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