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Marconi Radar Systems Ltd (Compensation)

Volume 13: debated on Thursday 26 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will estimate the likely cost of compensation payable to Marconi Radar Systems Ltd. for the cancellation of the STIR surveillance radar, the 909M update of the Sea Dart anti-aircraft missile's tracking system and Mod 1 update of the GWS25.

The Ministry's contracts for STIR, type 909M, and MOD 1 update of "Seawolf" were made with the Marconi Company Ltd. of which MRSL is a management subsidiary. Any claims submitted by the Marconi Company Ltd. arising from the termination or cancellation of the contract will be settled in accordance with the relevant terms and conditions of the contracts. It is not MOD practice to disclose details of such settlements.