PSNI Armed Landrovers

Aodhán R made this Freedom of Information request to Police Service of Northern Ireland

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Dear Police Service of Northern Ireland,

The Landrover referred to as a PANGOLIN
1. How many PANGOLIN's are currently in the fleet?
2. How much does it cost to purchase a PANGOLIN?
3. What is the service cost per year on average of a PANGOLIN?

The Landrover referred to as a PENMAN
1. How many PENMAN's are currently in the fleet?
2. How much does it cost to purchase a PENMAN?
3. What is the service cost per year on average of a PENMAN?

The Landrover referred to as a TANGI.
1. How many TANGI's are currently operational?
2. How many TANGI's have been demolished from the PSNI fleet?
2. How much does it cost to purchase a TANGI?

OVIK, the creator of PANGOLIN is now in the process of designing and building the next generation Armoured Public Order Vehicle (http://www.pangolin-armour.com/news4.php...)
1. Will the PSNI be adding these vehicles to their fleet?

Yours faithfully,

Aodhán R

Dear Police Service of Northern Ireland,

My full name is Aodhán Robertson.

Police Service of Northern Ireland

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20th May 2019

Dear Mr Robertson,

FREEDOM of INFORMATION ACT 2000

I write in connection with your request for information dated 20th May
2019 which was received by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI)
on 20th May 2019.  I note you seek access to the following information:

PSNI Land Rover fleet & associated costs

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Dear Police Service of Northern Ireland,

Thanks very much for your swift reply.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,

Aodhán R

Dear Police Service of Northern Ireland,

I would like to remind you of your obligation to reply by the 17th of June 2019.

Yours faithfully,

Aodhán Robertson

Police Service of Northern Ireland

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Aodhán Robertson

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We can assure you that we are endeavouring to expedite your request as quickly as possible; however, we cannot offer a specific time-scale.

Please accept our apologies for the delay. We appreciate your patience.

Corporate Information Branch
PSNI

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Subject:        FOI-2019-01198
4th July 2019

Dear Mr. Robertson,

FREEDOM of INFORMATION ACT 2000

I write in connection with your request for information dated 20th May
2019 which was received by the Police Service of Northern Ireland on  20th
May 2019 concerning:

PSNI Land Rover fleet & associated costs

 

Please find attached response to your request.

 

Yours sincerely

Gilbert

FOI Decision Maker
Corporate Information Branch
PSNI HQ Brooklyn

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