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Armed Forces: Aircraft

Volume 718: debated on Monday 29 March 2010


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government how much they have spent on developing and procuring all confirmed orders for Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft for the Royal Air Force; and how much they have committed to spend on those orders. [HL2939]

As published in the Major Projects Report 2009 (MPR09), the cost of the Typhoon demonstration and manufacture phase is £17.526 billion. This covers the main development contract, tranche 1 and tranche 2. The tranche 3A cost is subject to validation by the National Audit Office and will be reported formally in MPR 10.