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Nimrod And Canberra Aircraft

Volume 928: debated on Monday 21 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence by what dates in 1978 he expects the Nimrod and Canberra squadrons, respectively, to be withdrawn from Malta; and whether the squadrons will be disbanded.

The Malta Nimrod squadron will be disbanded in the first quarter of 1978, and the aircraft returned to the United Kingdom. The Canberra squadron will be withdrawn in the last quarter of 1978 and redeployed in the United Kingdom.