HC Deb 03 April 1990 vol 170 c600W
96. Mr. Hague

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assessment his Department has made of the modernisation programme for the Soviet navy.

Mr. Archie Hamilton

Modernisation of the Soviet Navy continues in all key areas and its capability continues to improve with the acquisition of new and more up-to-date warships and submarines with modern, technologically advanced weapons systems.