HC Deb 27 November 2002 vol 395 c326W
Mr. Keith Simpson

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many spare Challenger tank engines are held in stock by(a) his Department and (b) the UK defence industry. [82912]

Mr. Ingram

The Ministry of Defence holds 105 Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank (CR2 MBT) engines in stock. We are not aware of any CR2 MBT engines held in stock by the United Kingdom defence industry.