, designed and built in the UK by General Dynamics Land Systems: Force Protection Europe (GDLS:FPE), first deployed to Afghanistan in 2012 and has proved successful on operations.
The 80mph Foxhound
replaced the Army's Snatch Land Rover, which proved highly vulnerable to roadside bombs.
Defence Minister Philip Dunne announced the PS46m deal for the extra Foxhound
vehicles during a visit to the British company that makes them.
Ricardo has announced today that it has received an order from prime contractor General Dynamics Land Systems-Force Protection Europe (GDLS-FPE), for the assembly of 76 additional vehicles, bringing the total Foxhound
fleet size ordered to date by the UK Ministry of Defence to 376.
The Holbrooks Lane firm has been given official approval to supply parts for the MoD's new Foxhound
light protected patrol vehicles - for use by the British Army in battles such as Afghanistan.
Northumberland's Percy Hunt will be competing against the Jedforest Hunt, holders of the John Manners Foxhound
Championship Trophy, in the foxhound
General Dynamics has announced that its subsidiary Force Protection Europe has secured a contract from UK Ministry of Defence for 51 Foxhound
The jobs created and sustained through the manufacture of the Foxhound
will also provide a boost to local economies across the UK.
Having enjoyed a short break after signing off for the year at Catterick in October, this daughter of Foxhound
made her all-weather bow at Dunstall Park at the start of the month.
Honeywell announced today that its second-generation Spectra ShieldA ballistic material is being used to armor Foxhound
vehicles, manufactured by General Dynamics Land Systems Force Protection Europe, for the British Armed Forces.
I BOUGHT a poppy in memory of my dad, who served on HMS Worcester and HMS Foxhound
during the Second World War.
PLAYFUL pooch Perrie the foxhound
won our Pet Idol contest, scooping pounds 250 for his loving owners Mel Niland and Carla Butler of Albert Crescent, Keresley.
Three local hunts - the Pennine Foxhound
, Colne Valley Beagles and Holme Valley Beagles - met on Saturday.
Huntsman Adrian Thompson, 42, said: "He thinks he's a foxhound
and the dogs accept him as one.
I have yet to see a picture of a foxhound
pack with any of the dogs with docked tails.