Navy:Written question - 106959

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Asked by Luke Pollard
(Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport)
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Asked on: 10 October 2017
Ministry of Defence
Navy
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans the Government has to sustain UK amphibious capabilities to 2025.
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Answered by: Harriett Baldwin
Answered on: 16 October 2017

We continuously review the capabilities we require. The National Security Capability Review is focussed on the continued implementation of the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review, to ensure the United Kingdom’s investment in national security capabilities is as joined-up, effective and efficient as possible. No decisions have been made and any discussion of specific platforms or capabilities is speculation.

On current plans the out of service dates for these vessels is provided below:

Ship

Out of Service Date

HMS OCEAN

2018

HMS ALBION

2033

HMS BULWARK

2034

Grouped Questions: 106955 | 106958

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