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Defence: Procurement

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 906910, tabled on 6 January 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he has taken to invest in next generation equipment for the armed forces.

Answered on

12 January 2015

Of the £160 billon ten year investment that will be detailed in the Equipment Plan, £70 billion is investment in new equipment, funding cutting edge capabilities such as the new aircraft carriers, Astute class submarines, the Type 26 Frigates, the F35 Joint Strike Fighter, the A400M Atlas transport aircraft and the Scout armoured vehicle.

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