Secretary of State for Defence, Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP visits Telford

British Army soldiers are a step closer to getting their hands on one of Europe’s most lethal tanks – the Challenger 3 - Defence Secretary Grant Shapps has announced today.


Spring Solutions first to deliver comprehensive stock solution in support of Boxer build

In February 2023, it was announced that Spring Solutions had signed a three-year agreement with Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) in support of the British Army’s MIV Boxer Programme.


Challenger 3 Programme Achieves Another Major Milestone

A huge leap towards delivering the British Army’s next Main Battle Tank capability has been achieved with the first pre-production Challenger 3 going into trials in the coming weeks.


We have recently secured a key role in the UK MOD’s Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) programme and will produce almost half of the British Army’s 500 Boxer 8x8 wheeled vehicles.

A Boxer tank being driven in a test enviroment



RBSL employs a skilled workforce of more than 450 employees, located at its headquarters in Telford as well as at sites near Newcastle, Bristol and in Dorset.



This includes over 250 engineers who work to protect people and national security by developing advanced engineering solutions and providing in-service support.

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