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Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Defence: UK Military Flying Training System - Fixed Wing Contract (2 Feb 2016)

Philip Dunne: ...is a joint venture (50:50) between Babcock and Lockheed Martin (UK). Ascent has placed a sub-contract worth some 500 million with Affinity Flying Training Services, a joint venture (50:50) between Elbit Systems (UK) and Kellogg Brown and Root Ltd, to provide three aircraft types as well as aircraft maintenance and support. This contract secures the continued provision and...

[Mr David Amess in the Chair] — Arms Sales (Human Rights) (17 Sep 2015)

Jo Stevens: ...2010, they have licensed the export of 42 million worth of military equipment to Israel, and have purchased from Israel targeting systems, drone technology and drones. The latter were developed by Israel’s Elbit Systems in a joint venture with Thales UK under a contract awarded by the Ministry of Defence. Members of the Israeli military have attended education courses for...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Unmanned Air Vehicles (13 Jul 2015)

Richard Burgon: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many jobs have been created in the UK by the French-Israeli Thales/Elbit Joint Venture for Watchkeeper.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Aircraft: Training (5 Jan 2015)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what involvement his Department has had in the negotiations between Ascent Flight Training, comprising Lockheed Martin and Babcock, and the Elbit Systems and KBR Affinity Team to provide fixed-wing aircraft training under the UK Military Flying Training Systems programme; when those negotiations are likely to be completed; how long he plans the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Unmanned Air Vehicles (13 Oct 2014)

Baroness Tonge: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Watchkeeper drones they have ordered from Elbit Systems; and when they expect the order to be completed.

Written Answers — Defence: Unmanned Air Vehicles (5 Sep 2014)

Philip Dunne: None. UAV Tactical Systems Ltd, a joint venture company owned by Elbit and Thales, is a sub-contractor of Thales UK, the prime contractor for the Watchkeeper programme. It is the responsibility of prime contractors to select and manage the performance of their sub-contractors.

Written Answers — Defence: Meetings: Security (26 Feb 2013)

Andrew Robathan: ...Defence Leaders Forum and Dinner organised by PA Consulting March 2011 Gen Sir Mike Jackson Charitable Incorporated Organisation Forum Dinner organised by PA Consulting June 2011 Lt Gen Richard Applegate Elbit Systems capabilities There are no records of any meetings between General Sir Nick Parker and the six listed individuals during the period in question. I can also confirm...

Written Answers — Defence: Elbit Systems (19 Nov 2012)

Roger Godsiff: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what role Elbit Systems play in (a) the Joint Venture Company set up with Thales UK and (b) the overall development of Unmanned Air Systems in the UK.

Written Answers — Defence: Elbit Systems (25 Oct 2012)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence which (a) Ministers, (b) civil servants and (c) senior military personnel have worked on contracts between his Department and Elbit Systems since May 2010.

Written Answers — Defence: Elbit Systems (25 Oct 2012)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what contracts Elbit Systems has agreed with his Department since May 2010; and what the monetary value is of each contract.

Written Answers — Defence: Unmanned Air Vehicles (24 Oct 2012)

Angus Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) how many crashes there have been with the Elbit Systems Hermes 450 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in (a) the UK and (b) Afghanistan; (2) what recent assessment he has made of the training provided to those who fly the Elbit Systems Hermes 450 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armed Forces: Aircraft (23 Apr 2012)

Lord Astor of Hever: ...company directly supplies unmanned air systems (UAS) to the Ministry of Defence. The Hermes 450 UAS is operated by the British Army under a service provision contract awarded to Thales UK in 2007. Elbit Systems, a company based in Israel, provides the UAS assets to Thales UK. Thales UK is also the prime contractor for the Watchkeeper system, which will replace the Hermes 450. UAV Tactical...

Jerusalem (Humanitarian Issues) (26 Mar 2012)

Alex Cunningham: I think I have given way enough. According to research compiled by the Norwegian Government, Elbit Systems “supplies an electronic surveillance system called Torch for the separation barrier”, yet Elbit Systems benefits from an EU research programme, FP7, which is the EU’s main research funding project. Ahava Dead Sea Laboratories is partially owned by two illegal...

Written Answers — Defence: Unmanned Air Vehicles (24 Nov 2011)

Peter Luff: ...with a current forecast cost of 53 million. Watchkeeper platforms will be delivered in the first quarter of 2012. Thales (UK) is the prime contractor on the Watchkeeper programme. Major subcontractors include Elbit Systems and UAS Tactical Systems Ltd; however Thales are not developing Watchkeeper as part of a consortium.

Written Answers — Defence: Israel: Unmanned Air Vehicles (15 Sep 2011)

Peter Luff: ...September 2011 The Hermes 450 Unmanned Air System (UAS) is operated by the British Army under a service provision contract awarded to Thales UK in 2007. The UAS assets are provided to Thales UK by Elbit Systems, a company based in Israel. Since 2007, Hermes 450 has flown the following number of hours on operations: Hours flown 2007 4,180 2008 12,576 ...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Foreign Defence Companies (14 Sep 2011)

Edward Davey: ...does not specify a level of IP credit. The following defence companies submit a report in accordance with a Letter of Agreement with UK MOD: Boeing EADS Raytheon/ Lockheed Martin (Joint Programme) Elbit L-3 Communications.

Written Answers — Defence: Military Aircraft (7 Jul 2011)

Peter Luff: The Watchkeeper Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) is being developed and manufactured at UAV Tactical Systems Ltd, the Thales UK/Elbit Systems joint venture company site in Leicester. Flight trials are currently taking place at Parc Aberporth, West Wales and it is planned that Watchkeeper will deploy to Afghanistan with an initial operating capability at the end of this year. The cost of the...

Written Answers — Defence: Unmanned Air Vehicles (26 Jan 2009)

Quentin Davies: ...1 In addition to the systems listed above, the Hermes 450 UAS was declared In Service in July 2007. The Hermes 450 is not owned by MOD but is provided through a service provision contract with a Thales/Elbit consortium. The ongoing Watchkeeper tactical UAS procurement programme, worth about 900 million, began in 2005.

Written Answers — Defence: Elbit (23 May 2006)

Nick Harvey: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assessment he made of the ethical credentials of Elbit prior to awarding the UK Watchkeeper contract to the company.

Written Ministerial Statements — Defence: Watchkeeper (20 Jul 2005)

John Reid: .... We plan to deliver this capability incrementally from 2010. Thales Defence Ltd is an international company directly employing some 11,000 people in the UK. It leads a strong international team including Elbit Systems Ltd, Cubic Defence and Boeing. Thales will lead on systems integration and bring considerable experience in sensors and command and control systems to the programme. Thales...


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