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Aircraft Carriers

Volume 407: debated on Wednesday 25 June 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what plans he has to change the number of aircraft carriers in service; and if he will make a statement. [120269]

It is planned that the Navy's three existing CVS class carriers will be replaced by two larger and more capable CVF class carriers from early in the next decade.