Results 161–180 of 3000 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Peter Luff

Written Answers — Defence: Nuclear Weapons (13 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: holding answer 12 July 2012 The Trident D5 missile is expected to remain in service until the 2040s, and we do not anticipate decisions on a replacement being required during the life of this Parliament. No contracts have therefore been placed. The potential cost of a replacement missile remains as published in the 2006 White Paper (CM6994) ‘The Future of the UK's Nuclear Deterrent’. A...

Written Answers — Defence: Afghanistan (12 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: The Ministry of Defence has spent approximately £41 million to date on the leasing of helicopters in Afghanistan. This excludes the cost of a six-week contract in 2007-08 for the delivery of mail during the Christmas period for which information is not held centrally.

Written Answers — Defence: C17 Aircraft (12 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: The UK participates in the Globemaster Sustainment Partnership Programme through a Foreign Military Sales agreement with the United States Government. This agreement utilises a United States Air Force contract with Boeing to provide cost effective and affordable logistic, maintenance and engineering services to the UK's fleet of eight C-17 aircraft. This agreement provides a total of 18...

Written Answers — Defence: Defence Industry (12 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: Ministers meet with a range of defence contractors, to discuss a wide range of issues. Details of all ministerial meetings with external organisations, including companies from the defence sector, are published in the Ministry of Defence's quarterly transparency returns as required by the Government's Transparency Agenda. The following website address provides the latest published returns:...

Written Answers — Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (12 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: Aircraft ordered within Lot 7 are scheduled to be delivered in financial year (FY) 2015-16, Lot 8 are scheduled to be delivered in FY 2016-17, and Lot 9 in FY 2017-18. The number of aircraft to be ordered within these lots is still to be formally approved. The cost of each Joint Strike Fighter will be determined at the next Main Gate decision currently planned for 2013.

Written Answers — Defence: Unmanned Air Vehicles (12 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: holding answer 10 July 2012 All UK military unmanned aircraft (UA) flying in UK airspace do so in accordance with the Military Aviation Authority regulations. UA are currently only permitted to fly in segregated airspace, ensuring that they can be operated safely and without risk to other aircraft. There is no current requirement for military UA to operate in the UK in non-segregated...

Written Answers — Defence: Aircraft Carriers (11 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: I refer the right hon. Member to the answer I gave on 30 April 2012, Official Report, column 1123W. I will write to the right hon. Member once the costs associated with this training have been collated. Substantive answer from Peter Luff to Jim Murphy: In my answer to your questions related to the costs of our training individuals to handle and fly-Catapult Assisted Take Off Barrier...

Written Answers — Defence: Electronic Warfare (11 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: Officials at the Oil and Pipeline Agency (OPA), which manages the Government Pipeline and Storage Systems (GPSS) on behalf of the Ministry of Defence, regularly discuss with appropriate external organisations measures to best protect the GPSS, including from the risk of cyber attack now and in the future. Concerns are raised to the appropriate level as necessary. To date, Ministers have had...

Written Answers — Defence: Apache Helicopters (10 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: The Army Air Corps currently operates a fleet of 67 Apache helicopters. The number of aircraft to be upgraded through the Capability Sustainment Programme will be decided at the main investment decision, which is currently planned for 2014. While not originally designed as a maritime helicopter, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) has modified and cleared the Apache to support operations from the...

Written Answers — Defence: Armed Forces: Vehicles (10 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: Military personnel and delegations from the Australian, Belgian, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish and the US armed forces were present at the DVD in June 2012.

Written Answers — Defence: AWE: Research (10 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: I will write to the hon. Member once the information has been collated.

Written Answers — Defence: Defence Industry (10 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: The Ministry of Defence does not collect information on what proportion of the defence industry comprises of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), including how this is broken down across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. As many of the SMEs supplying the MOD are also involved in, and have their primary focus in other areas of activity, it would in any case be problematic to...

Written Answers — Defence: Defence: Procurement (10 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: The information will take time to collate. I will write to the hon. Member as soon as it is available.

Written Answers — Defence: DM Kineton (10 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: The processing of unused munitions returned from front line units is a continuous and necessary activity which peaks at defence munitions sites, including Defence Munitions Kineton, when military operations and major training exercises are completed. It is forecast that the existing build-up of munitions at Defence Munitions Kineton will take around 18 months to process. A significant...

Written Answers — Defence: Energy (10 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: The MOD's overall expenditure on gas for fuel and electricity is shown in the following table: £ million Financial year Gas Electricity 2001-02 57 107 2002-03 56 92 2003-04 53 98 2004-05 69 114 2005-06 100 141 2006-07 92 170 2007-08 80 167 2008-09 120 205 2009-10 119 187 2010-11 93 184 The figures do not include expenditure by our...

Written Answers — Defence: Falkland Islands (10 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: The Ministry of Defence is currently examining the provision of search and rescue helicopter capability in the Falkland Islands from 2016 onwards. We are not yet in a position to enter into formal discussions with industry although some informal discussions have taken place to aid consideration of the various options. No decisions have yet been made as the project is still in the concept phase.

Written Answers — Defence: Military Aircraft (10 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: holding answer 24 May 2012 For current performance against time and cost criteria for the Puma upgrade, Chinook fleet, Wildcat fleet, Merlin fleet, Voyager air-to-air refueller and troop transporter, A400M air transporter, Airseeker surveillance aircraft, Typhoon fleet and Joint Strike Fighter fleet, I refer the hon. Member to the “Major Projects Report 2011: Ministry of Defence”,...

Written Answers — Defence: Military Aircraft (10 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: The F35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft has been designed and integrated to meet the requirements of the nine partner nations involved in the programme, including the aircraft mission systems and computer systems. The UK could modify the aircraft and its systems to meet unique needs, on a ‘pay to be different' basis, however this would introduce non-standardisation into the JSF aircraft...

Written Answers — Defence: Nuclear Submarines (10 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: All of the Royal Navy's nuclear reactor cores have been manufactured at the Rolls-Royce Raynesway site. After more than 50 years of service, the existing facilities at Raynesway have come to the end of their economic life and a regeneration of the Raynesway site is required to ensure the facilities continue to meet the safety standards set by the Office of Nuclear Regulation. Regeneration of...

Written Answers — Defence: Nuclear Submarines (10 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: The manufacture of the reactor core for the first Successor submarine is planned to commence shortly after the Successor Main Gate decision in 2016.

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