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Procurement Programmes

Defence written question – answered on 30th March 2009.

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Photo of Greg Hands Greg Hands Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what recent assessment he has made of progress on major defence procurement programmes relating to future expeditionary capability.

Photo of Jeremy Wright Jeremy Wright Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what recent assessment he has made of progress on major defence procurement programmes relating to future expeditionary capability.

Photo of Quentin Davies Quentin Davies Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Defence Equipment and Support)

The Department is making significant progress on its procurement programmes for future expeditionary capability. Examples include the entry into service of two new C17 aircraft and the recent acceptance "off contract" of the first Type 45 destroyer.

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