Lord Moonie: To ask Her Majesty's Government what agreements they have put in place with the Government of the United States for consultations on the costs and scope of future upgrades within the Joint Strike Fighter (F-35) programme.
Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many British (a) civilian and (b) service personnel are involved in the F-35 pilot and maintainer training at Eglin US Air Force Base.
Kevan Jones: It would be interesting to see how a GoCo would react to the NAO report about the change in the F-35 decision.
Philip Dunne: Weapons trials are an ongoing element of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter development test programme. The weapons trials programme for the partner nations is on track. To date there has been no live explosive armament testing. Only inert armaments have been released.
Alison Seabeck: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when he expects to make an announcement on an F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft Main Gate 4 decision.
Angus Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether the four F-35 Joint Strike Fighters purchased thus far will form a part of the 48 ordered to date.
Philip Dunne: There is no single software specification for the F-35 Programme. The Joint Strike Fighter contract specification allows the aircraft designers to identify appropriate standards and then justify and agree their selection with the US Government. To date, there have been no specific problems with the aircraft design in terms of software specification.
Philip Dunne: The In Service Date for the UK's F-35 Lightning II Aircraft is scheduled for 2018.
Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether the UK's F-35 Joint Strike Fighters will be equipped to carry the B-61 nuclear bomb.
Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what requests NATO has received from the US Government in relation to Alliance funding for the integration of the B-61 nuclear bomb onto the F-35.
Mark Francois: The Ministry of Defence continually reviews its force structure and basing options, but at present there are no plans to station UK F-35 aircraft in the Falkland Islands following their acceptance into service.
Philip Dunne: The overall number of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft to be purchased, as part of the UK's overall combat air capability, will not be determined before the next Strategic Defence and Security Review in 2015 at the earliest.
Thomas Docherty: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what discussions he or officials of his Department have had with their US counterparts on the annual report of the US Defense Department Office of Test and Evaluation on the F-35 programme.
Thomas Docherty: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he or officials of his Department will discuss the issues raised by Lieutenant General Christopher Bogdan of the US Air Force in his testimony on the F-35 programme to the US House Armed Services Tactical Air and Land Forces sub-committee with their US counterparts.
Philip Dunne: It is part of normal MOD business to continuously assess the stealth performance of the F-35 against very high frequency digital radar.
Thomas Docherty: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what he expects to make the next main gate decision for the F-35.
Graham Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what plans he has to meet his Belgian counterpart to discuss the procurement of F-35 joint striker fighters by that country.
Angus Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the annual combined operating and support cost for one F-35 and one Typhoon aircraft.
Vernon Coaker: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what progress has been made with the F-35 Lightning II order; and if he will make a statement.
Lord Astor of Hever: By 7 May 2015 the UK will have ordered eight F-35 B aircraft, four of which will have been delivered. A contract for the procurement of long lead components for a further nine aircraft will also have been placed.