Results 121–140 of 500 for "f 35"

Written Answers — Defence: Departmental Fuels (26 Jan 2009)

Quentin Davies: As MOD central financial systems do not record total fuels consumption, this information could be provided only at disproportionate cost. Figures are, however, available for marine fuels consumed (including fuels for operations) by UK gallon and are set out in the following table: UK g allon Financial year Fuel type 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 F-76 (marine diesel)...

Written Answers — Defence: Military Aircraft (4 Sep 2013)

Angus Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will estimate the value of the (a) Reaper, (b) Chinook, (c) Merlin, (d) Puma, (e) Sea King, (f) Apache, (g) Lynx Mk7, (h) Lynx Mk9/9a, (i) Gazelle, (j) Islander, (k) BAE 146, (l) BAE 125, (m) Vigilant, (n) Viking, (o) Lynx Mk8, (p) Lynx Mk3, (q) Rivet Joint, (r) Sentry, (s) Augusta, (t) Griffin HAR2 and (u) F-35 aircraft fleets.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (22 Oct 2015)

Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the memorandum from the Director of the US Office of the Secretary of Defense on Observations on the Marine Corps F-35B Demonstration on USS Wasp, published by Project on Government Oversight on 14 September 2015, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policy on procurement of the F-35 of that memorandum's finding...

Written Answers — Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (23 Oct 2013)

Philip Dunne: The recent report of cracking in the bulkhead of the F-35B is in relation to a test model specimen, which is not part of the active F-35B fleet. This model is being used to assess the airframe's fatigue life. The cause of this crack is under investigation by the US, with full UK engagement, and has no short or medium term impact on the UK fleet. A repair solution will be developed once the...

Written Answers — Health: Abortion (1 Jul 2008)

Sir David Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many women aged (a) under 16, (b) 16 to 18, (c) 19 to 24, (d) 25 to 29, (e) 30 to 34, (f) 35 to 39 and (g) over 40 years of age in (i) Essex Strategic Health Authority and (ii) England who had an abortion in 2007 had (A) no children, (B) one child, (C) two children, (D) three children, (E) four children and (F) five or more children.

Written Answers — Health: Abortion (23 Jun 2009)

Sir David Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many women aged (a) under 16, (b) 16 to 18, (c) 19 to 24, (d) 25 to 29, (e) 30 to 34, (f) 35 to 39 and (g) over 40 years of age in (i) Essex Strategic Health Authority and (ii) England who had (A) no children, (B) one child, (C) two children, (D) three children, (E) four children and (F) five or more children had an abortion in 2008.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (15 Dec 2016)

Harriett Baldwin: The UK has taken delivery of seven F-35B aircraft and there are a further seven on order. The Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015 set out the UK's intent to have two front line operations F-35 squadrons by the end of 2023 and plan to buy 138 aircraft over the life of the programme. The year by year buy profile is not published, as it can undermine our commercial position during the...

Written Answers — Health: Abortion (26 Jul 2007)

Sir David Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many women aged (a) under 16, (b) 16 to 18, (c) 19 to 24, (d) 25 to 29, (e) 30 to 34, (f) 35 to 39 and (g) over 40 years of age in (i) Essex strategic health authority and (ii) England and Wales who had an abortion in 2006 had (A) no children, (B) one child, (C) two children, (D) three children, (E) four children and (F) five or more children.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: *No heading* (12 Jul 2017)

Earl Howe: As part of the Strategic Defence and Security Review in 2015, we reaffirmed our commitment to procure 138 F-35 Lightning II aircraft. The first tranche of 48 aircraft will be of the F-35B variant, which will be jointly operated by the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy, and capable of operating from both land and the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. The decision on the variant of...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (29 Jul 2014)

Lord Astor of Hever: The UK has placed orders for four F-35B aircraft and, to date, has taken delivery of three of these. The F-35 programme has been established as an incremental acquisition programme, with production contracts being let initially on an annual basis. As such, there is the potential for contracts to be let for UK aircraft in Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Lot 8 (2014) and LRIP 9 (2015),...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: USA: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (23 Nov 2020)

Jeremy Quin: On current plans, the three 17 Squadron UK F-35B Lightning aircraft, based at Edwards Air Force Base in California, will remain in the USA to conduct Test and Evaluation (T&E) during the F-35 Follow-on Modernisation (FoM) phase. They continue to deliver the rapid design, integration and flight test of critical operational and safety technology modernisation. As such, the 17 Squadron mission...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armed Forces: Aircraft (30 Jul 2013)

Lord Astor of Hever: We intend to establish an Operational Conversion Unit (OCU) for the F-35B aircraft. Approval for an OCU will be considered by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) Investment Approvals Committee as part of the forthcoming main gate decision in autumn 2013. The business case for the forthcoming main gate investment decision will consider a number of options for conducting conversion training on the...

Defence Industry (Lancashire) (16 Mar 2010)

David Borrow: Indeed, and we have already signed a contract for three aircraft in order to do evaluation trials. I asked a similar question of my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State. He made it clear that he saw the Typhoon and the F-35 as the two fast jets at the core of our military capability, and that he was not looking to get rid of them or to buy anyone else's aircraft. I am disappointed that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: RAF Marham: Tornado and F35 (18 Feb 2019)

Gavin Williamson: I visited RAF Marham on 10 January. It has been the home of our Tornado force and is now the home of our F-35 Lightnings. It is obviously with a heavy heart but enormous pride that we bid farewell to our Tornados—it is truly the end of an era—but it is right that we now look to the future. The combination of our state-of-the-art F-35s and Typhoons will keep us a world leader in air combat.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (25 Mar 2015)

Philip Dunne: The UK has received three F-35B aircraft in the low rate initial production phase. None of the production aircraft have achieved supersonic speeds to date. Although the F-35 design has been tested up to supersonic flight there is currently a flight restriction that prevents this as the aircraft are awaiting modification. There is currently no requirement for the aircraft to achieve supersonic...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Topical Questions (2 Sep 2013)

Philip Hammond: As my hon. Friend says, I am delighted to confirm that a British-piloted F-35B—the short take-off and vertical landing version of the F-35 aircraft—has completed a successful landing on USS Wasp, which was, I think, off the coast of Virginia. We have a programme of embedded UK pilots training with US navy marines on those aircraft. Progress is good on that programme, and we expect the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: F-35 Programme (18 Jan 2016)

Philip Dunne: The outstanding air-to-ground capability of our Tornado squadrons is being steadily migrated on to the Typhoon platform initially. In November’s SDSR, we secured considerable investment in the RAF combat jet fleets, including the extension of our Tornado squadrons’ out-of-service date to 2018-19, an increase in our Typhoon fleet by two squadrons, and the extension of the Typhoon...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (25 Jul 2017)

Harriett Baldwin: The UK F-35B aircraft has experienced no problems with over-heating of the horizontal tail nor have there been any issues with icing of the engines, either in-flight or on the ground. There have been eight occurrences of main landing gear tyre issues; this is primarily due to wear and foreign object damage. There was also one occurrence of a problem with the on-board oxygen generation system;...

Carrier Strike Group Deployment (26 Apr 2021)

Kevan Jones: A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of visiting HMS Prince of Wales with the Defence Committee and saw the two carriers alongside each other in Portsmouth. I agree with the Secretary of State that it is an impressive sight. I wish her crew all the best on their deployment. In his statement, the Secretary of State said that eight F-35s from the UK and 10 from the US Marine Corps will be...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Aircraft Carriers (5 Sep 2017)

Harriett Baldwin: As the only level one partner on F-35, we have been working closely with the US from the outset of the Programme. We have also been working through the UK/US Statement of Intent on Carrier Co-operation which has ensured continuity of our skills. Most recently, under these arrangements the UK Secretary of State for Defence and the US Secretary of Defense announced that USMC F-35B aircraft...


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