§ Dr. David Clark
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will provide details of all of the current orders he has with Leyland DAF.
§ Mr. Aitken
The Department has 36 current contracts with Leyland DAF. Thesee are as follows:
- (1) Five vehicle contracts comprising DROPS MMLC, four tonne 4 x 4 truck cargo, 4 tonne 4 x 2 truck cargo, eight-tonne 4 x 2 truck cargo, and 21-tonne truck cargo;
- (2) 24 spares contracts;
- (3) Two post-design services contracts for DROPS and four tonne;
- (4) Five general contracts e.g. running contracts and testing.
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