I recently received an answer to a number of written questions to the Ministry of Defence:
Gerald Jones (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 4 December 2017 to Question 116496, whether the Mechanised Infantry Vehicle program is in the assessment phase.
Gerald Jones (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Mechanised Infantry Vehicles his Department plans to procure.
Harriet Baldwin (Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence): The Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) initial gate business case has now been approved, moving the project into the assessment phase.
The assessment phase will focus on confirming the optimum fleet mix and delivery sequence.