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Unmanned Marine Vehicles: Costs

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 200135, tabled on 7 December 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the cost to the public purse has been of the development of the ecoSUB-µ5-SVP vehicles to be deployed from HMS Enterprise.

Answered on

17 December 2018

The ecoSUB-ยต5-SVP vehicles were not developed as part of a defence contract. The vehicles were developed by industry, Planet Ocean, in collaboration with the National Oceanography Centre.