The pilot of a Typhoon jet
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Typhoon jet costs have risen by 75%, says National Audit Office

The National Audit Office has accused defence officials of under-estimating the cost of the Typhoon fighter aircraft, which it says have risen by 75%.

Around £55m will be added to the cost of each jet, according to the spending watchdog.

The BBC's defence correspondent Jonathan Beale reports.

  • 02 Mar 2011