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star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star 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 Military Aircraft remove filter
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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 recent assessment she has made of trends in the number of aircraft in the RAF fleet. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lanark and Hamilton East more like this
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Angela Crawley more like this
star this property uin 272887 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>Assessments of trends in the number of aircraft in the RAF fleet is undertaken in the annual National Statistics publication: UK Armed Forces Equipment and Formations.</p><p>The Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015 invested in the Royal Air Force to deliver Joint Force 2025. The RAF will grow in size and capability with a larger and more capable frontline, delivering the technology required for the Next Generation Air Force.</p><p>F-35 Lightning is now operational, and the Typhoon force has already grown by one squadron, with a further to stand up this year. A broad range of new training aircraft, more aligned to the operational fleet, have also been delivered for the Military Flying Training System. The first P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol aircraft will shortly undertake its first flight. We have also committed to purchase Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft and Protector Remotely Piloted Air Systems. The addition of A400M Atlas, concurrent to the drawdown of the C130J Hercules, has also provided increasing lift capacity, working alongside our C17 strategic transport fleet.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew remove filter
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less than 2019-07-11T14:57:15.33Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T14:57:15.33Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Angela Crawley more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star 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 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 the latest Royal Air Force serviceability statistics are for the (a) C-130J Hercules, (b) C-17 Globemaster, (c) A400M Atlas and (d) CH-47 Chinook. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rayleigh and Wickford more like this
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Mr Mark Francois more like this
star this property uin 216165 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
star this property answer text <p>The number of C-130J Hercules, C-17 Globemaster and Atlas A400M aircraft and Chinook helicopters in the Forward and Sustainment Fleets at 1 February 2019 is given in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Type</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Forward Fleet</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Sustainment Fleet</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>C-130J Hercules</p></td><td><p>12</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>16</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>C-17 Globemaster</p></td><td><p>7</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Atlas A400M</p></td><td><p>12</p></td><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Chinook</p></td><td><p>41</p></td><td><p>19</p></td><td><p>60</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The Forward Fleet comprises serviceable and short term unserviceable aircraft. Typically, the short term unserviceable aircraft are undergoing minor works, forward maintenance or other unforeseen rectification or technical inspection that can arise on a day-to-day basis. The sustainment fleet includes aircraft airframes undergoing upgrade or maintenance or being held in storage. The number of aircraft available varies day-to-day, according to normal flight management activities.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew remove filter
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less than 2019-02-07T16:36:44.38Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-07T16:36:44.38Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Francois more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star 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 Military Aircraft remove filter
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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 and which (a) current and (b) former RAF aircraft are in (i) RAF museums (ii) front line service and serviceable (iii) front line service and non-serviceable. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford West and Abingdon more like this
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Layla Moran more like this
star this property uin 169813 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-09-06more like thismore than 2018-09-06
star this property answer text <p>The number of fixed and rotary wing aircraft available varies from day-to-day according to normal fleet management activities and requirements.</p><p>The Sustainment Fleet includes aircraft undergoing upgrade or maintenance or being held in storage.</p><p>The RAF Museums operate at arm's length from the Ministry of Defence and any RAF aircraft that have been donated to them are not maintained in airworthy condition and are for static display purposes only.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew remove filter
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less than 2018-09-06T16:08:32.867Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-06T16:08:32.867Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Layla Moran more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-07-19more like thismore than 2018-07-19
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star 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 Military Aircraft remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his oral contribution of 17 July 2018, Official Report, column 241, how many academics were consulted as part of the development of the Combat Air Strategy; and how many of those academics were women. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 166113 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-07-25more like thismore than 2018-07-25
star this property answer text <p>A broad range of academic institutions were consulted during the development of the Combat Air Strategy, including Cranfield University, the Strategy and Security Unit at the University of Exeter, the International Institute for Strategic Studies (ISS), RAND Europe and the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). Ministry of Defence officials had face to face consultations with 11 academics, three of whom were women.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew remove filter
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less than 2018-07-25T15:17:24.763Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-25T15:17:24.763Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this