HC Deb 18 June 1993 vol 226 c758W
Mr. Batiste

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when he intends to proceed with the Challenger 1 upgrade programme.

Mr. Aitken

Studies to examine how best to equip the Army's six Challenger 1 tank regiments have now been completed, and the results are being evaluated. An announcement on the way forward will be made as soon as this evaluation is completed.