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star this property date less than 2019-04-01more like thismore than 2019-04-01
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Russia: Military Aircraft remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many unauthorised incursions Russian aircraft have made into UK airspace in each of the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 239342 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-04-04
unstar this property answer text <p>There have been no unauthorised incursions by Russian military aircraft into UK sovereign airspace.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2019-04-04T14:42:45.803Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-04T14:42:45.803Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-20more like thismore than 2018-02-20
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Russia: Military Aircraft remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many approaches to UK airspace by Russian military aircraft were detected during (1) 2016, and (2) 2017. more like this
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Lord Temple-Morris more like this
star this property uin HL5678 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-01more like thismore than 2018-03-01
unstar this property answer text <p>The RAF's Air Surveillance and Control System at RAF Boulmer is fully integrated with NATO allies and the NATO Combined Air Operations Centre at Uedem in Germany, which manages NATO's response to such activity. This allows NATO to react in good time to aircraft approaching the airspace of both the UK and our NATO allies.</p><p>I am withholding details of the number of occasions Russian military aircraft were detected approaching UK airspace. The disclosure of this information would reveal details of the air defence of the UK which would be likely to prejudice the capability, effectiveness or security of the Armed Forces.</p><p>However, Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) aircraft from RAF Lossiemouth and RAF Coningsby launched to intercept Russian military aircraft approaching UK airspace on five days in 2016 and three days in 2017<em>.</em></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2018-03-01T15:47:56.48Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-01T15:47:56.48Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Temple-Morris more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-31more like thismore than 2017-01-31
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Russia: Military Aircraft remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether Russian military aircraft are passing through British airspace; if so, whether they are always required to submit flight plans in advance; and if not so required, why not. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL5147 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-02-08more like thismore than 2017-02-08
unstar this property answer text <p>There have been no unauthorised incursions by Russian military aircraft into sovereign airspace around the UK, which projects 12 miles off the shore or to a mutually agreed mid-point between adjacent nations, as in the Straits of Dover.</p><p>Russian state registered aircraft, which may include military aircraft, can transit through UK sovereign airspace but must apply for diplomatic clearance in advance on a case by case basis and adhere to an approved flight plan with civil air traffic control authorities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2017-02-08T16:21:05.543Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-08T16:21:05.543Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-01-19more like thismore than 2016-01-19
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Russia: Military Aircraft remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many times unsanctioned Russian military aircraft have been detected entering UK airspace in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Westmorland and Lonsdale more like this
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Tim Farron more like this
star this property uin 23095 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-01-22more like thismore than 2016-01-22
unstar this property answer text <br /><p>In the last 12 months there have been no unauthorised incursions by any foreign military aircraft into sovereign UK air space, which projects 12 miles off shore or to mutually agreed mid-points between adjacent nations over narrow straits such as the Straits of Dover. Russian military aircraft activity has remained in international airspace at all times. The UK civil air traffic region and the NATO Air Policing Area, for which the UK have responsibility for monitoring, include large areas of international air space through which foreign military traffic may legally transit.</p><br /><br /> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2016-01-22T13:30:32.117Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-22T13:30:32.117Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tim Farron more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-09-14more like thismore than 2015-09-14
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Russia: Military Aircraft remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he plans to take in response to incursions into British sovereign airspace by Russian Aerospace Forces. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 10197 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-17more like thismore than 2015-09-17
unstar this property answer text <p>Russian military aviation has never entered British Sovereign Airspace without permission.</p><p>The RAF has identified, intercepted and escorted Russian military aircraft transiting through international airspace in the vicinity of the UK. Russian military flights can present a potential safety concern to other airspace users because of their practice of not communicating with air traffic control agencies with regard to their intentions, not filing a flight plan or not transmitting a recognisable secondary surveillance radar transponder code. Their activity therefore needs careful monitoring, which is why we intercept such flights.</p><p>The UK works closely with our Allies to keep NATO's airspace safe and secure and to enable a co-ordinated NATO air policing response.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2015-09-17T15:49:19.067Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-17T15:49:19.067Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-02more like thismore than 2015-06-02
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Russia: Military Aircraft remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what reports he has received of flights by Russian military aircraft over Lancashire; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ribble Valley more like this
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Mr Nigel Evans more like this
star this property uin 900131 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-08more like thismore than 2015-06-08
unstar this property answer text In accordance with the Open Skies Treaty, Russian military personnel, accompanied throughout by RAF personnel, conducted observation flights over the UK during the weeks of 11 May and 1 June 2015. The aircraft involved was unarmed and pre-certified by all Open Skies states. It flew on a flight plan authorised by the Ministry of Defence, in this case including over Lancashire, and the UK received copies of all photographs taken. The UK conducts similar missions in Russia. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2015-06-08T15:04:22.867Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-08T15:04:22.867Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Nigel Evans more like this