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MOD Estates London
UK Intelligence Web and SCOPE connection
Future Military Aviation Radar Service
Military Afloat Reach and Sustainability
Maritime Air Surveillance and Control
Advanced Jet Trainer
Typhoon Aircrew Synthetic Training Aid
High Velocity Missile Support
Tornado GR4/4a Collision Warning System
Tornado Future Support ProgrammeRB 199
Tornado Future Support Programme
Tornado Capability Upgrade Strategy
AS90 Equipment Support Project
Chinook Mark 2/2a Coherency
Future Rotorcraft Capability
Gnome Engine Future Support Project
RTM 322 Engine Future Support Project
Interim Tactical Unmanned Air Vehicle Capability
Joint UAV Experimental Programme
Joint Casualty Treatment Ship
Nuclear Warhead Capability Sustainment Programme
Science and Technology Upgrade (Including Sonar 2076)
Future Logistics IS Support Delivery Project
Material FlowManagement of Joint Deployed Inventory
Training Administration and Financial Management Information System
Joint Approach to VC10 Engineering and Logistic Integration
Defence Academy Shrivenham
Lightweight Mobile Artillery Weapon System
Oracle Enterprise Agreement
Large Aircraft Infra Red Counter Measures
Increased Protection Body Armour
NBC Battlefield Information System Application
SA80 Assault Rifle
Surveillance Systems And Range Finding
Defensive Anti-Surface Warfare
Maritime Composite Training System
Defence E-Learning Delivery and Management Capability
DNA(2)T23 Frigate Command System Update
Armed Forces Compensation Scheme
Anson/High Grade Messaging Service (HMG)
DCSA End to End Service Management System (Networks)
J1/J4 Interim Op SupportInterim fit in advance of DII(FD) (J1/J4)
Joint Command System (Logistics)
Material FlowManagement of Material in Transit
Digital Diagnosis Repair
Future Light Equipment Transporter
Temporary Deployed Accommodation
Future Crypto Project
Interoperable Electronic Key Distribution
Land Systems Reference Centre
(1) Some projects contain aspects delegated across more than one category causing them to appear in more than one list.
(2) Four projects have been excluded from the list as they relate to special forces.
Two projects have been excluded to safeguard national security and to avoid prejudice to the security of the armed forces.
The Pinzgauer Vector vehicle is agile and highly mobile over a range of terrains including rugged terrain. It is particularly suitable for the long range patrols, which are a feature of operations in Afghanistan. We also currently plan, however, to deploy a number of upgraded Cougar vehicles (known as Mastiff), which is a heavier and larger vehicle, to provide commanders with a wider choice of vehicles.
Des Browne: We are procuring around 100 Cougar vehicles and are on schedule to deliver an Initial Operational Capability to Iraq by the end of the year. We are also on schedule to deliver an Initial Operational Capability of the Pinzgauer Vector vehicle to Afghanistan by the end of January 2007.
Des Browne: I announced in my statement on 24 July 2006, Official Report, column 74WS, the procurement of almost 400 vehicles with improved protection for deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan, including Mastiff (also known as Cougar), Vector and up-armoured FV430. These will provide commanders with a range of vehicles of varying protection, mobility and profile, to be used according to operational circumstances. We have no plans to procure RG-31.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what proportion of respondents to Question
39C in the Army Continuous Attitude Survey, September to December 2005 were (a) positive, (b) neutral and (c) negative on the matter. 
Derek Twigg: In carrying out further analysis of Question 39c, an error was discovered in the analysis of the number of comments made by respondents which was used in my answer of 5 July 2006, Official Report, column 1352W. I apologise for this error. For the record, I have issued a correction with the answer to this Parliamentary Question. The analysis of Question 39c is summarised as follows together with revised tables on the number and types of comments. Overall, a total of 90 Officers and 252 Soldiers commented on Question 39c, which equates to 8 per cent. and 16 per cent. respectively of those who responded to the questionnaire.
Some respondents made more than one comment and the following tables give a breakdown of the comments. This corrects my answer of 5 July. The first table gives a breakdown of whether each of the comments was positive, negative or neutral.
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