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Type 31 Frigates: Exports

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 252838, tabled on 10 May 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the export strategy for the Type 31 frigate following increases to the construction costs of that frigate.

Answered on

15 May 2019

We still want all five Type 31e Frigates at an average production price of £250 million per ship. We are confident that it will be competitively priced in the global export market.

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