HC Deb 23 April 1993 vol 223 c240W
Mr. Ainger

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what was the purpose of the recent Quicksaver exercise at RAF Lossiemouth; and what it revealed about the cost of providing a civilian search and rescue service.

Mr. Archie Hamilton

The Quicksaver exercise conducted in 1987 was a review of the engineering manning levels in support of search and rescue flights. No direct cost comparison was made with the provision of a civilian SAR flight.

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