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More Foxhound Vehicles Ordered As Testing Continues In Afghanistan

June 19 2012

United Kingdom

The first British Foxhound vehicles have started to arrive in Afghanistan, reports the U.K. Ministry of Defense.

The vehicles will undergo final testing before beginning operations later in the year.

The Foxhound is lighter and smaller than other protected vehicles and are better suited for soldiers operating in mentoring and partnering roles, said a ministry release.

On Monday, the MoD also announced that it had signed a 90 million pound (US$140 million) contract with...

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