HC Deb 23 June 1986 vol 100 c25W
Mr. Soames

asked the Secretary of State for Defence (1) what are the technical problems delaying the SP70 howitzer's entry into service; and when he expects them to be overcome;

(2) if he will list the precise dates of the concept stage, of the feasibility study stage, of the project definition stage, and of the full development stage of the SP70 155 mm howitzer; and if he will list the specific reasons for the delay at each stage.

Mr. Lee

I shall answer shortly.

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