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"Leander" Class Frigates (Modernisation)

Volume 14: debated on Monday 30 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence how many "Leander" class frigates are undergoing modernising refits at an estimated unit cost equal to or exceeding the figure of £70 million given in his answer of 23 November to the hon. Member for Gillingham.

It is anticipated that the final cost of the four Batch 3 "Leander" frigates currently undergoing modernisation refits will exceed £70 million in each case.

asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the "Leander" class frigates now being modernised whose outturn costs of modernisation are expected to be £70 million or more; and when each refit was started and is due for completion.

The forecast completion dates are at present subject to re-assessment.

StartForecast Completion
JupiterJanuary 1980July 1983
ScyllaNovember 1980September 1983
CharybdisJune 1979June 1982
HermioneJanuary 1980January 1983