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Air Traffic Control Systems (Radar Equipment)

Volume 982: debated on Wednesday 2 April 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence what strategical purchasing policy his Department adopts concerning the purchasing of radar equipment for United Kingdom air traffic control systems.

The purchase of radar equipment for United Kingdom air traffic control systems is primarily a matter for the Department of Trade and the Civil Aviation Authority, but procurement decisions are taken in consultation with MOD because MOD provides nearly a third of the capital costs.