§ Mr. Cousins
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what steps the Defence Export Services Organisation has taken to ensure the use of a British-made turret in exports of the Warrior armoured fighting vehicle.
§ Mr. Aitken
The Defence Export Services Organisation aims to maximise the United Kingdom content of all defence equipment sold overseas. In the case of the potential sale of Warrior to Kuwait, however, the customer has specified a United States-designed turret.