HC Deb 04 March 2002 vol 381 c33W
Mr. Gray

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what armament will be carried by the Tyne Class OPVs. [40310]

Mr. Ingram

HMS Tyne will be the first of the three new River Class Offshore Patrol Vessels to be built. Each vessel will be fitted with one 20 mm BMARC KAA Gun and two 7.62 mm General Purpose Machine Guns. In addition, the crew will have access to small arms, including SA 80 Rifles and 9 mm pistols.

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