Ranger armoured vehicles rejected by MoD

The Ministry of Defence has said there is “no requirement” to buy an armoured vehicle purpose-built to withstand Taliban bombs that could save the lives of scores of British troops.

The prototype of the British-built Ranger vehicle offers a “massive step change in capability” that has been designed from scratch to specifically counter the dangers faced on today’s operations.

The MoD argues that it has spent billions purchasing hundreds of vehicles mainly from the American company Force Protection with its Mastiffs and Ridgback trucks.

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