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Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Backbench Business — [35th Allotted Day] — Fisheries (15 Nov 2011)

Peter Aldous: ..., but as the points that I would have raised have been well made by other Members, I shall move quickly to my final point—securing a fair deal for the under-10s. At present the under-10 metre fleet is treated poorly—as a second-class citizen comprising 85% of the national fleet, but with access to only 4% of the UK quota. The fleet needs to be enfranchised and we must move away from...

Written Answers — Defence: Defence: Procurement (15 Nov 2011)

Peter Luff: ...installation dates. SWMLU entered service in 2009 following installation on the first Type 23 (T23) frigate and there are currently three SWMLU fitted T23 ships in service. The remainder of the T23 fleet will be updated before the end of the decade. The prime contractor is BAE Mission Systems, which is not part of a consortium.

Written Answers — Defence: Navy (14 Nov 2011)

Peter Luff: Due to the difficult economic position this Government inherited, tough decisions have had to be taken to rationalise the fleet. In 2008 the Royal Navy had 75 surface ships. The Royal Navy currently has 66 surface ships in service of the following types: Landing Platform Docks, Landing Platform Helicopters, Destroyers, Frigates, Mine Countermeasures ships, River Class Offshore Patrol Vessels,...

Written Answers — Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (9 Nov 2011)

Peter Luff: Following the implementation of the strategic defence and security review the Army's supported main battle tank fleet now consists of 227 Challenger 2. The Ministry of Defence is currently considering the disposal options for the 118 Challenger 2 that are no longer part of the supported fleet.

Written Answers — Defence: European Fighter Aircraft (3 Nov 2011)

Peter Luff: ... 31 October 2011 Flying time between bases and range or training areas can vary according to the training activities pursued in transit. However, the investment appraisal of basing the Typhoon Fleet at Lossiemouth allowed an additional 300 flying hours a year for each RAF Lossiemouth based Typhoon Squadron at an annual cost of £3.4 million per squadron. This was in recognition of the...

Written Answers — Defence: Armed Forces: Military Aircraft (2 Nov 2011)

Peter Luff: ...per squadron is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. The number of aircraft assigned to front line squadrons will vary on a daily basis according to normal fleet management activities, including requirements for mandated maintenance and upgrade programmes. The number of aircraft in-service with the RAF, Fleet Air Arm and Army Air Corps is provided in the...

Written Answers — Defence: Armed Forces: Recruitment (2 Nov 2011)

Peter Luff: As at 31 October 2011 the Joint Services Command and Staff College had the following UK military students on courses: Course Royal Navy/Royal Marines/Royal Fleet Auxiliary Army Royal Air Force Advanced Command and Staff Course 55 66 66 Intermediate Command and Staff Courses 47 154 54 Total 102 220 120

Written Answers — Defence: Navy (31 Oct 2011)

Peter Luff: ...the cost of the asset minus depreciation) of equipment declared surplus in the financial year ending 31 March 2011. The figures provided under the first two categories are not held by individual fleets (Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary and Fleet Air Arm). Asset category Value (£ million) Engineering and Technical Equipment(1) 103 General Stores(2) 6 Other equipment (Royal...

Written Answers — Defence: Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations (27 Oct 2011)

Peter Luff: ...on landing in Afghanistan. Information prior to 2006 was not recorded centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. In all cases where aircraft suffer damage, the helicopter fleet is carefully managed to ensure that tasking continues to be met in accordance with operational priorities.

Written Answers — Defence: Defence Equipment: Gibraltar (26 Oct 2011)

Peter Luff: ...Dryer Unit (2)—   Engraving Machine (2)—   Grinder (2)—   HP Air Compressor (2)—   Grinder Circular Saw Blade (2)— (1) Vessel recovered at sea by Royal Fleet Auxiliary. Ministry of Defence property by default as vessel not claimed. (2) NBV not held.

Written Answers — Defence: Navy (15 Sep 2011)

Peter Luff: As at 7 September 2011, the Order of Battle for the fleet was as follows: Number Landing Platform Helicopter (1)2 Landing Platform Dock 2 T45 3 T42 4 T23 13 Hunt Class MCV 8 Sandown Class MCV 7 River Class Offshore Patrol Vessels 3 Helicopter Offshore Patrol Vessels 1 P2000 Patrol Boats 18 Ocean Survey Vessels 1 Coastal Survey Vessels 3 ...

Radar Industry (13 Sep 2011)

Peter Luff: ...that is beneficial to our national security, energy security and decarbonisation goals. Furthermore, it is not the case that the UK’s air defence radar network will be made up of a foreign fleet in the future. I am assured that UK industry is developing a wind farm-tolerant air defence radar, and I welcome that. There are many radars in service with our armed forces, Some examples are...

Written Answers — Defence: Army Air Corps (8 Sep 2011)

Peter Luff: holding answer 7 September 2011 The current establishment of aircraft operated by front-line and training Army Air Corps units is as follows: Helicopter type Forward fleet Lynx 57 Apache 60 Gazelle 15 Bell 212 7 Islander/Defender (Fixed Wing) 13 The current establishment for Army Air Corps units by rank is shown in the following table. Some of the posts are...

Written Answers — Defence: Warships (5 Sep 2011)

Peter Luff: ...) 2013 Boat 3 (Artful) 2015 Boat 4 (Audacious) 2018 Boat 5 2020 Boat 6 2022 Boat 7 2024 The planned in-service dates for the Type 45 Destroyers which have yet to join the fleet are:   Year Dragon 2012 Defender 2013 Duncan 2014

Written Ministerial Statements — Defence: Chinook Contract (5 Sep 2011)

Peter Luff: a result of the Government’s commitment to a real-terms rise in the equipment budget of 1% after 2015, he had given the go-ahead for the procurement of 14 Chinook helicopters, 12 to expand the fleet and two to replace those lost on operations in Afghanistan in 2009. I am pleased to be able to confirm that we have now signed a contract with Boeing for their delivery. This will expand...

Written Answers — Defence: Warrior Weapons (11 Aug 2011)

Peter Luff: ...defence and security review set out an enduring requirement for an armoured infantry capability, which the Warrior capability sustainment programme will deliver by extending the service life of the fleet. The Warrior capability sustainment programme is currently in its assessment phase. The main investment decision is expected later this year.

Written Answers — Defence: Future Rapid Effect System (19 Jul 2011)

Peter Luff: ...estimated programme costs cannot be confirmed until their respective main investment decisions have been made. The purpose of the specialist vehicles and utility vehicles programmes is to deliver a fleet of armoured vehicles as opposed to being programmes that deliver vehicle sub-systems.

Written Answers — Defence: Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft (18 Jul 2011)

Peter Luff: ...levels of capability, reliability, flexibility and economy. It will provide the air-to-air refuelling and the passenger air transport capability that is currently provided by the Royal Air Force's fleet of VC10 and TriStar aircraft. The Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft will also be capable of providing aeromedical evacuation of personnel.

Written Answers — Defence: Type 42 Destroyer (18 Jul 2011)

Peter Luff: The cost of extending the Type 42 Destroyer fleet lifespan beyond its intended service life to coincide with the delivery of the six Type 45 Destroyers is estimated to be £195 million. This includes deep maintenance, planned maintenance, unplanned maintenance, manpower, spares and equipment. As confirmed by the National Audit Office in their 2009 report: Providing Anti-Air Warfare...

Written Answers — Defence: Type 42 Destroyer (18 Jul 2011)

Peter Luff: The cost of maintaining the Type 42 Destroyer fleet of fourteen ships over its service life, from 1978 to 2013, is estimated to be £709 million. This estimate does not include running costs, naval base expenditure or disposal costs. Costs between 1978 and 1998 have been estimated using historical data on a pro-rata basis, as a more accurate estimate could be provided only at disproportionate...

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