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Diego Garcia

Volume 886: debated on Tuesday 11 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is the specific nature and scale of the proposed extensions to naval and Air Force facilities on Diego Garcia.

To provide improved facilities for refuelling, re-supply, and minor maintenance for ships and aircraft. This involves lengthening the runway, enlarging the airfield parking area, improving the anchorage and ship support facilities, and increasing fuel storage and accommodation.