Six and half million pounds will be used to supply the injured soldiers of Afghanistan and Iraq with state of the art new bionic legs.
Those currently waiting for a limb will start to get the new ones fitted straight away, those who already have a prosthetic leg will get their replaced.
Defence Minister Mark Francois told Daybreak the whole process should take a year to a year and half to fit the legs.
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