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Warships

Volume 479: debated on Thursday 17 July 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the unit cost of (a) HMS Astute, (b) HMS Ambush and (c) HMS Artful was. (218230)

The contract with BAES (Submarine Solutions) is for design and manufacture of the three astute class submarines. The National Audit Office's Major Project Report for 2007 reported a total cost of £3,798 million.

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the unit cost of (a) HMS Daring, (b) HMS Dauntless and (c) HMS Diamond is. (218235)

As published in the NAO's Major Projects Report 2007, the unit production cost for one Type 45 Destroyer is £650 million.