HC Deb 22 May 1984 vol 60 c428W
22. Mr. Conlan

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what action he is taking to provide the Royal Navy's type 42 destroyers with a point defence weapon as announced in the 1983 "Statement of Defence Estimates".

Mr. Lee

We are evaluating the various options for the provision of point defence for the type 42 destroyer; both gun and missile solutions are being considered as options. I anticipate being able to make an announcement by the end of the year.