Helicopters: Military Aircraft

Ministry of Defence written question – answered at on 30 April 2024.

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Photo of John Healey John Healey Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to Defence Equipment and Support's article entitled £122m contract sees UK’s fleet of Airbus H145s expanded with six procured for overseas duties, published on 18 April 2024, whether that contract includes through-life support costs.

Photo of James Cartlidge James Cartlidge The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

The £122 million contract with Airbus Helicopters UK for six Airbus H145 helicopters to provide aviation support to Defence outputs in Brunei and Cyprus encompasses the procurement of the aircraft, an initial three-year support plan, and includes the expenses required to establish the capability in each overseas location.

Support beyond the first three years is subject to a separate project which will include determining the nature of the procurement strategy for the future support solution.

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