HC Deb 10 April 1975 vol 889 cc446-7W
Mr. Trotter

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is the approximate average age of the additional Canberra aircraft recently earmarked to SACLANTCINCHAN; and what was their role before being so earmarked.

Mr. John

The additional Canberra aircraft which are being earmarked to SACLANT are about 20 years old and are currently used for miscellaneous training and support tasks. They will continue in those rôles until assigned to NATO command in a period of tension.

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