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French Armored Vehicle Draws Interest in Britain

When France sent an infantry fighting vehicle to Britain for a Jan. 31 bilateral summit, Paris was signaling not only the close ties between the Army chiefs of the two countries, but also that London may choose to purchase the vehicle, a British official said.

A presentation of the véhicule blindé combat d’infanterie to British Prime Minister David Cameron and French President François Hollande was “an interesting development,” the official said.

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The French vehicle has begun a series of British evaluation tests. The Army could be gathering data ahead of a relaunch of a requirement to acquire an eight-wheeled vehicle as early as 2015-’16, a British industry executive said.

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http://www.defensenews.com/article/20140214/DEFREG01/302140031/French-Armored-Vehicle-Draws-Interest-Britain