UK MoD Warrior Capability Sustainment Programme (WCSP) Decision Expected in Early 2010

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) expects to announce the winner of the Warrior Capability Sustainment Programme (WCSP) at the end of the first quarter of 2010, with an anticipated Initial Operating Capability (IOC) in 2013. Under the programme, which could be worth up to GBP1 billion (US$1.6 billion), a total of 643 Warrior infantry combat vehicles (ICVs) and other variants will be upgraded in a number of key areas in order to extend their out-of-service date (OSD) to 2035. Originally, only...
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