HC Deb 16 February 1987 vol 110 c489W
Mr. McNamara

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what plans he has for a replacement 155mm self-propelled howitzer.

Mr. Archie Hamilton

Further to my statement to the House on 13 January at column 230, a request for quotations has been issued to three United Kingdom and one United States firms to seek a replacement for the 105mm Abbot gun. National armament directors will continue to explore the possibilities of continued collaboration for requirements in the longer term.

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