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Nimrod MRA4

Defence written question – answered on 10th January 2005.

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Photo of Mr David Stewart Mr David Stewart PPS (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State), Department for Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when he expects the Nimrod MRA4 to be fully in service; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Adam Ingram Adam Ingram Minister of State (Armed Forces), Ministry of Defence

holding answer 20 December 2004

The Nimrod MRA4 Design and Development contract is progressing with the first flight of the second aircraft, PA2, having taken place on 15 December. However, the way ahead for this project is subject to industry demonstrating satisfactory performance at acceptable prices. The in service date for the aircraft is 2009.

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