Introduction In sailing and warfare, hull-down means that the upper part of a vessel or vehicle is visible, but the main, lower body (hull) is not; the term hull-up means that all of the body is visible. The terms originated with sailing and naval warfare in which the curvature of the earth causes an approaching… Read More
What is the Vehicle Support (VS) Team?
The Vehicle Support (VS) Team, part of the Land Equipment Operating Centre, is responsible for the in-service support of all fighting and logistical vehicles used by the Front Line Commands. The British Armed Forces rely on the VS Team to support their demanding and often dangerous roles, whether they are training, at readiness or deployed on operations.… Read More
What is the Vehicle Demonstration & Manufacture (VDM) Team?
The Vehicle Demonstration and Manufacture (VDM) Team, part of the the Land Equipment and Operating Centre, consists of three primary Output Delivery Areas (ODAs): AJAX; Warrior Capability Sustainment Programme (WCSP); and CTAI 40mm Cannon. AJAX is a medium weight, multi-role AFV with substantially better firepower, mobility and protection than any of its peer vehicles worldwide. Its introduction will see a… Read More
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