Norway bucks global trend with huge armoured vehicle investment

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Andrew Elwell

While many nations continue to stifle their defence budgets and rein back spending, the Norwegian government is making one of it’s largest ever investments in the Army following the announcement of a £500million deal to upgrade and manufacture 144 CV90 armoured combat vehicles from BAE Systems. The programme is set to be completed in 2017 after upgrading 103 current CV9030s and building 41 other new vehicles. "This is one of the largest investments ever made in the Army," said...
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