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Old May 18th, 2016, 03:02 AM

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Default Everything you could ever want to know about FRES and Ajax

This is the whole sorry tale of the British Army and FRES that resulted in the rather heavy, but otherwise far from earth shattering Ajax.

It also has some interesting things to say about US 'medium weight' armour ideas and those of other nations.

Be warned it is a long read, starting from CVR(T) Scimitar going all the way along, the vastly expensive, track to Ajax...

http://www.thinkdefence.co.uk/from-s...-fres-to-ajax/

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Default Re: Everything you could ever want to know about FRES and Ajax

The above article is a long one, but well worth reading, especially in the light of UK buying the Boxer APC. If such huge amounts of wasted time and money were not involved it would be hugely amusing, sort of...
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