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Nimrod Aircraft

Volume 508: debated on Monday 22 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what his most recent estimate is of the cost to the public purse of the Nimrod MR2 modification programme announced in March 2009. (322845)

The cost of replacing a number of fuel seals and the engine hot air ducts on the Nimrod aircraft, as announced on 9 March 2009, Official Report, columns 1-2WS, together with associated maintenance work, was in the order of £16 million.