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Challenger Tanks: Repairs and Maintenance

Volume 473: debated on Thursday 13 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the Answer of 6 March 2008, Official Report, column 2807W, on Challenger tanks: repairs and maintenance, when the next order for full vehicle sets of track is due; when the order will be placed; how many full vehicle sets of track will be ordered; and what the cost will be. (193963)

We expect to place an order, for 48 full vehicle sets, in August 2008 for delivery at eight sets per month from February 2009. The total cost will be approximately £2.688 million.