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Defence: Expenditure

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 71866, tabled on 9 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the effect of investment in Aerospace and Cyber Security on spending across the (a) Army, (b) Navy, and (c) RAF.

Answered on

15 July 2020

The Ministry of Defence has plans and funding in place to develop capabilities within the aerospace and cyber security of our Armed Forces, including the Future Combat Air System Technology Initiative, the F-35 programme, and wider cyber defence capabilities. The Integrated Review will continue assessing all aspects of our defence and security capabilities, including our approach to procurement and maintaining our technological edge against current and future threats.