Defence Equipment: Scotland
Angus Robertson (Moray, Scottish National Party)
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many (a) fast motor launch systems, (b) rigid inflatable boats, (c) rigid raising crafts, (d) landing craft and associated utility vehicles and (e) hovercraft of each type are permanently based at each location in Scotland.
Peter Luff (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Defence Equipment, Support and Technology), Defence; Mid Worcestershire, Conservative)
There are nine motor launch vessels, 26 rigid inflatable boats and eight offshore raiding crafts based at Her Majesty's Naval Base Clyde. Single rigid inflatable boats are based at Greenock and at Kinloss. There are no landing craft or hovercrafts permanently based in Scotland.