§ Mr. Frank Allaun
asked the Secretary of State for Defence which are the main contractors for the Maritime Harrier and the Lynx and the Skua and Sea-Dart missile systems.
§ Mr. Mason
The main contractors for these systems are as follows:
Maritime Harrier: Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd. (airframe); Rolls-Royce (1971) Ltd. (engine); Ferranti Ltd. (radar & avionics).
Lynx: Westland Helicopters Ltd. (airframe); Rolls Royce (1971) Ltd. (engine); Ferranti Ltd. (radar).
Skua: British Aircraft Corporation Ltd.
Sea Dart: Hawker Siddeley Dynamics Ltd. (missile); Marconi Radar Systems Ltd. (radar); Vickers Engineering Ltd. (launcher).