Parliamentary Question: Cost of the AgustaWestland Super Lynx 300


1653. Mr D J Maynier (DA) to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans:

(1) (a) What was the (i) acquisition, (ii) subsequent capital and (iii) subsequent operational costs of the AgustaWestland Super Lynx 300 Maritime helicopter used by the South African Air Force, (b) when was the order for these helicopters placed and (c) what is the armament of these helicopters;
(2) whether there are any plans to acquire more or other such helicopters; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details? NW1915E


The Honourable Member is advised to refer this question to the Joint Standing Committee on Defence, whose mandate it is to look into all such matters that are, as the Honourable Member so well knows, CLASSIFIED