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Type 31 Frigates: Procurement

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 252885, tabled on 10 May 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether it is remains her Department’s policy (a) that the price for a Type 31e frigate is capped at £250 million and (b) to order five Type 31e frigates.

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.