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Helicopter capability

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 14 July 2009.

Oral evidence

Taken before the Defence Committee on Tuesday 19 May 2009

Members present

Mr James Arbuthnot, in the Chair
Mr David CrausbyMr Bernard Jenkin
Linda GilroyRobert Key
Mr David HamiltonMrs Madeleine Moon
Mr Mike Hancock


Witnesses: Mr Nick Whitney, Senior Vice President, UK Government Business Unit, AgustaWestland, Mr David Pitchforth Managing Director, Boeing UK Rotorcraft Support, Mr Derek Sharples, Vice President of Customer Support, Eurocopter and Mr Alex Sharp, Regional Sales Manager—Europe, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, gave evidence.

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Witnesses: Mr Paul O'Hara, Vice President, Customer Relations (Defence Aerospace), Rolls-Royce, Dr Beatrice Nicholas, Director, Surveillance and Protection Technologies, SELEX Galileo and Mr Declan O'Shea, Chief Executive, Vector Aerospace Corporation, gave evidence.

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