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Volume 489: debated on Tuesday 10 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many helicopters (a) have been repainted for desert conditions, (b) are awaiting a repaint for desert conditions and (c) have been withheld from frontline duty as a result of incorrect camouflage colours in the last 12 months. (261680)

None. UK military helicopters are not currently painted a specific colour for operating in desert conditions.