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Procurement Programmes

Volume 490: debated on Monday 30 March 2009

13. To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what recent assessment he has made of progress on major defence procurement programmes relating to future expeditionary capability. (267187)

21. To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what recent assessment he has made of progress on major defence procurement programmes relating to future expeditionary capability. (267196)

The Department is making significant progress on its procurement programmes for future expeditionary capability. Examples include the entry into service of two new C17 aircraft and the recent acceptance “off contract” of the first Type 45 destroyer.