Military Aircraft: Procurement

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether, in the process of discussions for buying the (a) P-8 and (b) Apache A-64 US systems, the Government was mandated to purchase associated US-made armaments.

Answered on

5 January 2022

No. While the Poseidon (P-8A) and AH-64E Apache will use US made weapons initially, this was not mandated in any procurement agreements.

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