- Award of a £1.2 million development contract as part of the new SV vehicle
Published on 18th January 2012
Bioquell - provider of specialist low temperature, residue-free bio-decontamination and filtration technologies to the healthcare, life sciences and defence sectors – announces that it has been awarded a £1.2 million development contract relating to the new vehicle being developed by General Dynamics UK for the UK Ministry of Defence.
General Dynamics UK was awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence for the Demonstration phase of the Specialist Vehicle (SV) Programme for the Reconnaissance Block 1 Vehicles and Common Base Platform in July 2010.
Bioquell UK Limited, a subsidiary of Bioquell PLC, develops and manufactures, among other things, Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) filtration systems as well as Environmental Control Systems (ECS).
General Dynamics has awarded Bioquell UK Limited a development contract worth approximately £1.2 million relating to ECS and CBRN systems for the demonstration phase of the SV Programme.
Once this initial development contract has been fulfilled, it is expected that contracts relating to the manufacture and in-service phases will be awarded and expected to run for at least five years.
Commenting on this contract award, Nick Adams, Group Chief Executive of Bioquell PLC, said:
“We are extremely pleased to have been awarded this prestigious development contract relating to the British Army’s new Specialist Vehicle programme