Fact file: SDP cost, 2008

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According to the SA Treasury, South Africa’s 1999 Strategic Defence Package is now costed as R47 401 billion, down from R47 483 billion last year. On page 379 of this year’s budget it tabulated the price of the various components of the programme as follows:
Item
Units
Cost
Frigates (Meko A200SAN)
4
R9.690bn
Submarines (Type209 MOD1400)
3
R8.152bn
Light utility helicopters (A109LUH)
30
R2.451bn
Advanced Lightweight Fighter Aircraft (Saab JAS39C & D Gripen) 
26
R19.908bn
Lead-in fighter trainers (BAE Systems Mk120 Hawk)
24
R7.200bn
Total
R47 401bn