HC Deb 11 July 1995 vol 263 cc526-7W
Mr. Llew Smith

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence which Royal Navy ships are taking part in Australasia 95; which ports the ships are designated to visit on which dates; and what equipment is being carried on the ships for demonstration to potential overseas buyers. [33024]

Mr. Soames

HMS Monmouth, HMS Sheffield and RFA Brambleleaf are taking part in the Australasia 95 deployment. HMS Trenchant, HMS Plover and RFA Diligence are participating with the Australasia 95 ships in some visits and exercises. Between them, the ships are visiting some 25 ports in almost 20 countries. No additional equipment is being carried for sales demonstrations, although appropriate opportunities are being taken to show potential buyers the excellence of Royal Navy ships and equipment.

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