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star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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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 Unmanned Air Vehicles more like this
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 his policy is on establishing a Joint Command for Unmanned Aerial Systems. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich East more like this
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Tom Watson more like this
star this property uin 132 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Owing to the particular capabilities that each Unmanned Aerial System delivers and the different environments in which they work, operational Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) are controlled by Air, Army, and Navy Commands and there is no plan to establish a Joint Command for UAS.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </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 2015-06-03T16:35:42.533Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-03T16:35:42.533Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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1463
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this
347357
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-28more like thismore than 2015-05-28
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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 Clyde Naval Base: Security more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether 43 Commando Fleet Protection Group Royal Marines is responsible for final denial at HNMB Clyde and RNAD Coulport only when nuclear weapons are aboard nuclear submarines in transport. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Argyll and Bute more like this
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Brendan O'Hara more like this
star this property uin 386 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>43 Commando Fleet Protection Group Royal Marines' core task is to provide military support to undertake final denial of access to nuclear weapons in addition to supporting the multi-agency force that protects nuclear weapons convoys.</p><p> </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 2015-06-03T16:28:40.737Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-03T16:28:40.737Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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4371
unstar this property label Biography information for Brendan O'Hara more like this
347435
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-29more like thismore than 2015-05-29
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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 Navy: Staff more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 projections his Department has made of the target strength of the Royal Navy for each of the next five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 500 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>On current plans, the trained strength requirements for the Naval Service are as follows:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>April 2015</p></td><td><p>30,300</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 2016</p></td><td><p>30,200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 2017</p></td><td><p>30,200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 2018</p></td><td><p>29,900</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 2019</p></td><td><p>29,900</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 2020</p></td><td><p>29,900</p></td></tr></tbody></table> 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 2015-06-03T16:12:54.98Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-03T16:12:54.98Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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1438
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
347459
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-29more like thismore than 2015-05-29
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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 NATO: Joint Exercises more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 cost is of the UK contribution to and involvement in NATO Allied Shield exercises. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife more like this
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 489 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>NATO's ALLIED SHIELD is a series of four different exercises - BALTOPS, SABER STRIKE, NOBLE JUMP and TRIDENT JOUST. As well as enhancing interoperability, readiness and responsiveness among Allied and partner nations, this series of exercises will provide reassurance to Allies in response to the changing geopolitical security situation in Europe and the threats faced by Allies along NATO's southern and eastern periphery.</p><p> </p><p>For Exercise BALTOPS, a major Allied naval exercise in Polish waters, the UK will provide three Royal Navy vessels: HMS OCEAN, a helicopter carrier (ship's company of some 400); HMS IRON DUKE, a Type 23 frigate (ship's company of 185); and HMS QUORN, a Hunt Class mine countermeasure vessel (ship's company of 40). Deploying with HMS OCEAN will be two Lynx Mk 8, two CH47 Chinook, and four Apache helicopters (some 130 personnel within the Tailored Air Group), and a detachment of Royal Marines of approximately 80 personnel.</p><p> </p><p>For Exercise SABER STRIKE, a significant land exercise in Latvia, the UK will contribute some 170 UK personnel, including the Battle Group Headquarters and an Infantry Company from 2nd Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles.</p><p> </p><p>The Net Additional Costs of Exercises BALTOPS and SABRE STRIKE are approximately £920,000 and £200,000 respectively.</p><p> </p><p>Ex NOBLE JUMP and TRIDENT JOUST are designed to train the command and control elements of the NATO Response Force that are at high readiness. The UK is not 'rostered' to provide high readiness forces this year and therefore will not be included in these two exercises.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
490 more like this
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less than 2015-06-03T16:24:08.5Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-03T16:24:08.5Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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4402
unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this
347460
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-29more like thismore than 2015-05-29
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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 NATO: Joint Exercises more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 UK assets and how many UK personnel will be deployed to support NATO Allied Shield exercises. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife more like this
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 490 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>NATO's ALLIED SHIELD is a series of four different exercises - BALTOPS, SABER STRIKE, NOBLE JUMP and TRIDENT JOUST. As well as enhancing interoperability, readiness and responsiveness among Allied and partner nations, this series of exercises will provide reassurance to Allies in response to the changing geopolitical security situation in Europe and the threats faced by Allies along NATO's southern and eastern periphery.</p><p> </p><p>For Exercise BALTOPS, a major Allied naval exercise in Polish waters, the UK will provide three Royal Navy vessels: HMS OCEAN, a helicopter carrier (ship's company of some 400); HMS IRON DUKE, a Type 23 frigate (ship's company of 185); and HMS QUORN, a Hunt Class mine countermeasure vessel (ship's company of 40). Deploying with HMS OCEAN will be two Lynx Mk 8, two CH47 Chinook, and four Apache helicopters (some 130 personnel within the Tailored Air Group), and a detachment of Royal Marines of approximately 80 personnel.</p><p> </p><p>For Exercise SABER STRIKE, a significant land exercise in Latvia, the UK will contribute some 170 UK personnel, including the Battle Group Headquarters and an Infantry Company from 2nd Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles.</p><p> </p><p>The Net Additional Costs of Exercises BALTOPS and SABRE STRIKE are approximately £920,000 and £200,000 respectively.</p><p> </p><p>Ex NOBLE JUMP and TRIDENT JOUST are designed to train the command and control elements of the NATO Response Force that are at high readiness. The UK is not 'rostered' to provide high readiness forces this year and therefore will not be included in these two exercises.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
489 more like this
491 more like this
492 more like this
493 more like this
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less than 2015-06-03T16:24:08.61Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-03T16:24:08.61Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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4402
unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this
347461
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-29more like thismore than 2015-05-29
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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 NATO: Joint Exercises more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 strategic purpose is of the NATO Baltops and Sabre Strike Allied Shield exercises. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife more like this
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 491 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>NATO's ALLIED SHIELD is a series of four different exercises - BALTOPS, SABER STRIKE, NOBLE JUMP and TRIDENT JOUST. As well as enhancing interoperability, readiness and responsiveness among Allied and partner nations, this series of exercises will provide reassurance to Allies in response to the changing geopolitical security situation in Europe and the threats faced by Allies along NATO's southern and eastern periphery.</p><p> </p><p>For Exercise BALTOPS, a major Allied naval exercise in Polish waters, the UK will provide three Royal Navy vessels: HMS OCEAN, a helicopter carrier (ship's company of some 400); HMS IRON DUKE, a Type 23 frigate (ship's company of 185); and HMS QUORN, a Hunt Class mine countermeasure vessel (ship's company of 40). Deploying with HMS OCEAN will be two Lynx Mk 8, two CH47 Chinook, and four Apache helicopters (some 130 personnel within the Tailored Air Group), and a detachment of Royal Marines of approximately 80 personnel.</p><p> </p><p>For Exercise SABER STRIKE, a significant land exercise in Latvia, the UK will contribute some 170 UK personnel, including the Battle Group Headquarters and an Infantry Company from 2nd Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles.</p><p> </p><p>The Net Additional Costs of Exercises BALTOPS and SABRE STRIKE are approximately £920,000 and £200,000 respectively.</p><p> </p><p>Ex NOBLE JUMP and TRIDENT JOUST are designed to train the command and control elements of the NATO Response Force that are at high readiness. The UK is not 'rostered' to provide high readiness forces this year and therefore will not be included in these two exercises.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
489 more like this
490 more like this
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493 more like this
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less than 2015-06-03T16:24:08.703Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-03T16:24:08.703Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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4402
unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this
347462
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-29more like thismore than 2015-05-29
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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 NATO: Joint Exercises more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 strategic purpose is of the NATO Allied Shield exercises which UK forces are not participating in or contributing to. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife more like this
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 492 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>NATO's ALLIED SHIELD is a series of four different exercises - BALTOPS, SABER STRIKE, NOBLE JUMP and TRIDENT JOUST. As well as enhancing interoperability, readiness and responsiveness among Allied and partner nations, this series of exercises will provide reassurance to Allies in response to the changing geopolitical security situation in Europe and the threats faced by Allies along NATO's southern and eastern periphery.</p><p> </p><p>For Exercise BALTOPS, a major Allied naval exercise in Polish waters, the UK will provide three Royal Navy vessels: HMS OCEAN, a helicopter carrier (ship's company of some 400); HMS IRON DUKE, a Type 23 frigate (ship's company of 185); and HMS QUORN, a Hunt Class mine countermeasure vessel (ship's company of 40). Deploying with HMS OCEAN will be two Lynx Mk 8, two CH47 Chinook, and four Apache helicopters (some 130 personnel within the Tailored Air Group), and a detachment of Royal Marines of approximately 80 personnel.</p><p> </p><p>For Exercise SABER STRIKE, a significant land exercise in Latvia, the UK will contribute some 170 UK personnel, including the Battle Group Headquarters and an Infantry Company from 2nd Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles.</p><p> </p><p>The Net Additional Costs of Exercises BALTOPS and SABRE STRIKE are approximately £920,000 and £200,000 respectively.</p><p> </p><p>Ex NOBLE JUMP and TRIDENT JOUST are designed to train the command and control elements of the NATO Response Force that are at high readiness. The UK is not 'rostered' to provide high readiness forces this year and therefore will not be included in these two exercises.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
489 more like this
490 more like this
491 more like this
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less than 2015-06-03T16:24:09.063Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-03T16:24:09.063Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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4402
unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this
347463
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-29more like thismore than 2015-05-29
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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 NATO: Joint Exercises more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 NATO Allied Shield exercises UK forces are not participating in or contributing to. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife more like this
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 493 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>NATO's ALLIED SHIELD is a series of four different exercises - BALTOPS, SABER STRIKE, NOBLE JUMP and TRIDENT JOUST. As well as enhancing interoperability, readiness and responsiveness among Allied and partner nations, this series of exercises will provide reassurance to Allies in response to the changing geopolitical security situation in Europe and the threats faced by Allies along NATO's southern and eastern periphery.</p><p> </p><p>For Exercise BALTOPS, a major Allied naval exercise in Polish waters, the UK will provide three Royal Navy vessels: HMS OCEAN, a helicopter carrier (ship's company of some 400); HMS IRON DUKE, a Type 23 frigate (ship's company of 185); and HMS QUORN, a Hunt Class mine countermeasure vessel (ship's company of 40). Deploying with HMS OCEAN will be two Lynx Mk 8, two CH47 Chinook, and four Apache helicopters (some 130 personnel within the Tailored Air Group), and a detachment of Royal Marines of approximately 80 personnel.</p><p> </p><p>For Exercise SABER STRIKE, a significant land exercise in Latvia, the UK will contribute some 170 UK personnel, including the Battle Group Headquarters and an Infantry Company from 2nd Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles.</p><p> </p><p>The Net Additional Costs of Exercises BALTOPS and SABRE STRIKE are approximately £920,000 and £200,000 respectively.</p><p> </p><p>Ex NOBLE JUMP and TRIDENT JOUST are designed to train the command and control elements of the NATO Response Force that are at high readiness. The UK is not 'rostered' to provide high readiness forces this year and therefore will not be included in these two exercises.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
489 more like this
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less than 2015-06-03T16:24:09.217Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-03T16:24:09.217Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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4402
unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this