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Building & Driving Operational Success

UK MOD Land vehicle support and


modernization initiatives
Brigadier PS Rafferty MBE
Head of Operational Support Programmes

May 2014, NDIA Conference, Reston, Virginia, USA

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Agenda

Introduction
Organisation
Current & Future Vehicle Programmes
Strategic Support Supplier (SSS) Transformation

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Introduction
Specialist &
Logistic
Vehicles

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Introduction
Service
Provision

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Introduction
Deployable Infrastructure

Expeditionary Campaign
Infrastructure

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Organisation
Director
Land Equipment

Head of
Operational Support
Programme (OSP)

Deputy Head of
Programme
Deputy Head of Management Deputy Head of
Operational Operational Support Deputy Head of
Office (PgMO)
Infrastructure Vehicles Programme Protected Mobility
Programme (OIP) (OSVP) Platforms (PMP)

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Current & Future Vehicle Programmes
Multi Role Vehicle Cargo Palletised Bulk Articulated Bulk

Legacy Utility Support DROPS Wheeled Heavy LET &


Vehicle Vehicle (unprotected) Tanker Equipment GST
(unprotected) 2007 1990 2005 Transporter (unprotected)
1980s 6-15T 15T 2004 1994
Up to 70T

Multi Role
Up to 25T
Vehicle
(Protected)
2020 EPLS
2009 2012
16.5T
2014
Life
Extension
Program ? NAV 2025 2024
CAV
2018
2020
Up to20T
2034
2034 Future Future
Non-Articulated Common Articulated
2030 Bulk Capability Bulk Capability
2042
2042 2042

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Future Battlefield Vehicle Laydown (AI BG)

ABSV HPMV MRV-P


CS Arty
UV
Bty
Rifle Coy
Rifle Coy
Recce/ISTAR Gp

Rifle Coy

CS Bns/ Bde Sp Div Sp


Sp Pls CS Engr Regts Area Area
Sqn
BG HQ

BG Ech
Soft-Skinned Vehs
F Echelon A1 Ech A2 Ech B Ech
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Future Battlefield Vehicle Laydown (Mech Inf BG)

MBV HPMV MRV-P


CS Arty
UV
Bty
Recce/ISTAR Gp

Rifle Coy
Rifle Coy
Rifle Coy

CS Bns/ Bde Sp Div Sp


Sp Pls CS Engr Regts Area Area
Sqn
BG HQ

BG Ech
Soft-Skinned Vehs
F Echelon A1 Ech A2 Ech B Ech
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Key Characteristics (Platform)
Assessment of vehicles identified in DSTL Market Survey
Basic Requirements: STANAG 4569 Level 2 Level 3
protection
1 Number of crew 4 Kinetic energy 7.62 x 39 API at 30 7.62 x 51 AP at 30
2 Payload Capacity > 2500kg meters meters

3 Unladen Mass < 14000kg Grenade and Mine 6 kg (explosive mass) 8 kg (explosive mass)
Blast Threat Blast AT Mine: Blast AT Mine:
4 Turning Circle < 18m 2a Mine Explosion 3a Mine Explosion
5 Width < 2.5m pressure activated pressure activated
under any wheel or under any wheel or
6 Power to Weight Ratio > 20hp/t track location. track location.
2b Mine Explosion 3b Mine Explosion
7 Ground Pressure < 450kPa
under center. under center.
8 Ground Clearance > 240mm
9 Ballistic Protection Level 2 (Objective Level 3)
10 Blast Protection Level 2a/2b (Objective Level 3a/3b)

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MRV-P Requirement
Single Statement of Need (SSoN):
The MRV-P capability is to provide a protected and adaptable general purpose platform, capable of
conducting command, control and liaison functions, carrying small groups of personnel or a logistic load,
providing a limited towing capability and operating in diverse climatic and topographical conditions
worldwide in order to support and contribute to land, air assault and littoral manoeuvre operations.

Command & Liaison Command & Control Transport Troop Carrier


(2+2) (2+2)+2 Static (2+0) (2+6)

LFR - 1624 LFR - 1431 LFR - 1140 LFR - 621

Addl
Static C2
Space ?
C2 Space

Optimised for mobile Also designed for static 6 Pax Troop


Carriage of unit
liaison C2 Carrying Vehicle
stores

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MRV-P Indicative Timeline
Initial Main
Gate Gate

2013 2015 2017 2019 2022

Pre-Concept Concept Assessment Demo IOC Manufacture FOC In-Service

Option
Submitted

Requirements
CPG ENDORSED
Working Gp
URD SRD
USER
CONEMP CONUSE ENGAGEMENT
CONEMP
Working Gp SSoN

KURs

3OAs

MDAL

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Longer-Term MRV-P Indicative Strategy?
Light (PM) In Scope

Platform User OSD Current Nos 2015 - 2020-2025 2025-2030 2030-2040


2020

FHD CS/CBT 2024 c400


In-Service

Potentially replaced by
MRV-P but not
WHD CSS/CBT 2024 116 In-Service

programmed
HKY CSS/CS/CBT 2027 320 In-Service
PAN CBT/AIR 2037 401 In-Service
JKL/COY CBT 2030 512 In-Service
RWMIK CBT/AIR 2030 344 In-Service
MRV-P ALL 2044 800+ In-Service

Light (Non-PM) Out of Scope

LR ALL 2030 5648 In-Service


(GS/FFR) LR
Replacement?
PNZ ALL 2030 628 In-Service

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MRV-P in the PM Fleet


Requirement all
types is 7838

Potential Addl
Requirement
is circa 4000

800 MRVP

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NAV-P Silt Chart


1600
LFR - 1349
1400

1200

1000

800
Possible run on of up to 475 additional DROPS

600
Run-on 350 x DROPS
400

175 x 15T to EPLS (Convert) Above Line Option:


200
350 x NAV-P
170 x EPLS-P in Core
0
13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18 18/19 19/20 20/21 21/22 22/23 23/24

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Land Equipment Support Strategy
The way we were New Model

Current Consolidated support


Disparate support Position optimised across platforms
arrangements optimised by and activities.
Equipment. The strategy has been
developed and Incentivised role for Industry
Differing interfaces with FLCs endorsed by D LE. The
across equipments. Coherent outputs to FLCs,
1* led Programmes are with Army HQ and the Fleet
now implementing their Management Partner
plans to deliver this interfacing with Strategic
strategy Support Suppliers
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