1979 Dec 14 - 1980 Jul 31
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Defence (Defence equipment trade with USA; possible sale of improved Harriers - the AV-8B)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2010 Dec 30
Classification: Confidential
Page count: 42
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79 Dec 14 Fr Major Defence: Pym minute to MT ("Harrier/AV8B") [proposed equipment trade with the US] [declassified 2010]
80 Jun 27 Fr Major Defence: No.10 record of conversation (MT-BAE Representatives) [extract] [RAF purchase of Harriers] [declassified 2010]
80 Jul 4 Fr Major Defence: Deputy Chairman Greenwood of BAE letter to MT (written submission on points discussed during MT's meeting with BAE representatives) [Sea Harrier, US AV-8B Harrier project, Hawk exports] [declassified 2010]
80 Jul 11 Fr Major Defence: MOD letter to No.10 (prospects for further Harrier orders from British Aerospace) [US AV-8B Harrier project] [declassified 2010]
80 Jul 24 Th Major Defence: MT letter to Deputy Chairman Greenwood of BAE (Sea Harriers, the US AV-8B Harrier project, and Hawk aircraft) [declassified 2010]
80 Jul 31 Th Major Defence: Pym letter to US Secretary of Defence Brown ("AV8B") [possible collaboration with the US] [declassified 2010]