To ask the State for Defence when he now expects the European fighter aircraft to become operational.
The European fighter aircraft is expected to become operational in the mid-1990s, subject to international agreement to the launch of full development.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what is the latest estimated cost of the European fighter aircraft project.
I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Lewisham, Deptford (Mrs. Ruddock) on 5 November, at column 888.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a further statement on the development of the radar contract awarded for the European fighter aircraft project.
I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Romsey and Waterside (Mr. Colvin) on 10 November, at column 158.