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Multi-Rôle Combat Aircraft

Volume 889: debated on Monday 7 April 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the air defence variant of MRCA.

:The air defence variant of the MRCA is now in the second stage of its project definition. The aim is to define in detail the characteristics of the aircraft as a successor to the Phantom in the air defence rĂ´le. Parallel work on the associated intercept radar is in hand.