British Army signs up National Windscreens for fleet
The Ministry of Defence has chosen National Windscreens as the sole supplier for windscreen repair, replacement and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) calibration requirements on all British Army ‘green’ vehicles throughout the UK and Europe.
The five-year contract, with an option of two one-year extensions, was awarded after a competitive tender process with three UK windscreen companies and follows National Windscreens’ previous six-year contract with the British Army.
The new agreement will cover vehicles including the Land Rover Wolf, the Foxhound protective vehicle and large MAN Logistic Support Vehicles (LSV), and includes the provision of replacement anti-bandit and armoured glass.
The deal will draw on National Windscreens’ network of 108 fitting and calibration centres and 800 mobile technicians in the UK. National Windscreens is also a partner in the Automotive Glass Europe network, which offers more than 7,000 specialist technicians operating from 1,500 fitting centres across Europe.
John Poole, regional head of sales, said: “We’re already experienced in delivering glass repair and replacement services for British Army vehicles. We also stock a wide range of specialist glass to ensure we get these vehicles operational as quickly as possible which is important for a client such as this where a fast response is imperative.”