HC Deb 26 June 1989 vol 155 cc368-9W
Mr. Boyes

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will publish in theOfficial Report a table updating the information contained in the table entitled "Weapons Production for Warsaw Pact Forces" on page 62 of the "Statement on the Defence Estimates 1988;" and if he will include in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation figures the production of weapons by France and Spain.

Mr. Archie Hamilton

Estimated total production between 1979 and 1988 is as follows:

Soviet Union Non-Soviet Warsaw Pact Total Warsaw Pact Total NATO
Major Surface Warships 83 23 106 175
Attack Submarines 64 2 66 59


The above table is taken from the United States Secretary of Defence's Annual Report to Congress for Fiscal Year 1990. French and Spanish production is not included.