Angus Robertson (Moray, Scottish National Party)
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many Satcom kits were purchased for the R1 Sentinel in the latest period for which figures are available; and what the average cost was per unit.
Philip Dunne (Ludlow, Conservative)
Five satellite communications systems were purchased, one for each of the Sentinel R1 aircraft. An average cost per unit is not available. The prime contract to design, supply and support the aircraft did not require the costs of the satellite communications systems to be separately identified.