Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 28th March 2019.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he expects to place an order for littoral strike vessels; how much he expects each vessel to cost; and when he expects those vessels to be operational.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the new Littoral Strike vessels will be based in Devonport.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many (a) Royal Navy, (b) Royal Fleet Auxiliary and (c) Royal Marines he expects to allocate to each Littoral Strike Vessel.
As my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Defence announced on 11 February 2019, we will use the Transformation Fund to develop a concept for a Littoral Strike Ship. Estimates of the potential acquisition costs of this capability will be established during the initial concept phase.
At this time, no decisions have been made regarding procurement strategy, in service dates, basing or manning levels.
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