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Trident Submarines: Maintenance

Volume 486: debated on Monday 12 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what estimate he has made of the maintenance cost of Trident submarines in (a) 2013-14 and (b) each of the next five years. (246939)

The estimated maintenance costs of Vanguard class submarines in 2013-14 and each of the next five years, which cover fleet maintenance and capital expenditure incurred as part of the Long Overhaul Period (Refuel) maintenance programme, are:

Total (£ million)

2013-14

161

2014-15

148

2015-16

118

2016-17

163

2017-18

142

2018-19

137