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Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: AWACS: Fuels (14 May 2024)

Tobias Ellwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what system the E7 Wedgetail uses for mid-air refuelling.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: AWACS: Procurement (14 May 2024)

Mark Francois: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent estimate his Department has made of the initial operating capability date for the E-7 Wedgetail.

Defence ( 7 May 2024)

Maria Eagle: ...the Secretary of State is not listening and is too busy chatting—he does not want to hear about the failures of defence procurement on his watch, or the Government’s cost-saving cuts to E-7 Wedgetail, which are cutting the number of planes from five to three, with taxpayers footing 90% of the original cost to get only 60% of the planned capability.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: AWACS: Procurement ( 2 May 2024)

Mark Francois: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when the first E-7 Wedgetail aircraft is expected to achieve initial operating capability within the Royal Air Force.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Radar: Northrop Grumman ( 2 May 2024)

Mark Francois: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the total cost is of the five MESAR radars ordered from Northrop Grumman as part of the UK E-7 Wedgetail programme; and whether those MESAR radars have been delivered as of 24 April 2024.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Aircraft: Procurement (30 Apr 2024)

Mark Francois: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the total contract value is of the (a) AH-64E Apache, (b) P-B Poseidon, (c) E-7 Wedgetail and (d) CH-4&ER contracts between his Department and Boeing.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: AWACS: Procurement (29 Apr 2024)

Maria Eagle: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent progress has been made on the E7 Wedgetail project.

Armed Forces Readiness and Defence Equipment (21 Mar 2024)

Emma Lewell-Buck: ..., delays to Dreadnought and an over-reliance on RFA Fort Victoria. Our Royal Air Force has a shortfall in fixed-wing transport aircraft numbers, insufficient numbers of maritime patrol aircraft and Wedgetail airborne early warning systems, a lack of air-to-air refuelling, and a lack of ground-based air defence systems or an anti-ballistic missile capability. Our Army lacks infantry...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: AWACS: Procurement (14 Mar 2024)

John Healey: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the planned date is for the first flight of the Royal Air Force’s first E-7 Wedgetail aircraft.

Defence Acquisition Reform (28 Feb 2024)

Maria Eagle: ...Paper refresh, which sets out the policy for acquisition reform, does not even tackling waste or value for money, so how would the Minister’s proposed changes stop what happened to the E-7 Wedgetail procurement? That programme, vital to enabling the UK to meet our NATO commitments, was cut from five planes to three by a ministerial decision to save money, but the changes mean that the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ajax Vehicles (19 Jan 2024)

John Healey: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much his Department has spent on external consultants for the Wedgetail programme.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Staff (20 Dec 2023)

James Cartlidge: ... Mine Hunting Capability Core Production Naval Support Integrated Global Network Crowsnest New Medium Helicopter Defence Estates Optimisation New Style of IT (Deployed) E-7 Wedgetail Project Bramley European Common Radar System Protector Fleet Solid Support Sea Venom Future Combat Air Skynet 6 Future Cruise Anti Ship Spear Cap 3 Future Defence Infrastructure...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: AWACS: Procurement (30 Nov 2023)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many distinguished visitors' days have been held in relation to the E-7 Wedgetail programme.

King’s Speech - Debate (6th Day) (15 Nov 2023)

Lord Tunnicliffe: ...fulfil our full NATO obligations and, by doing so, properly support our allies. Ajax vehicles are still not ready; they are currently apparently in recovery and due to be eight years late. The E-7 Wedgetail planes have been delayed by at least a year. The British Army will not have a fully modernised war-fighting division until 2030. The MoD has acknowledged the risk that this amounts to:...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: AWACS: Procurement (14 Nov 2023)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what is planned timetable is for the E-7 Wedgetail programme to enable the UK to contribute to NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control operations.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: AWACS: Procurement (24 Oct 2023)

Kevan Jones: ...the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 18 October 2023 to Question 201005, when he was first informed of contractor issues relating to assurance activity as part of the E-7 Wedgetail programme.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: AWACS: Procurement (24 Oct 2023)

John Healey: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 7 March to Question 156935 on AWACS: Procurement, whether the full business case for E-7 Wedgetail has been approved.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: AWACS: Procurement (18 Oct 2023)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he plans to finalise the full business case for the E-7 Wedgetail programme.

Ukraine - Motion to Take Note (21 Sep 2023)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...is the cornerstone of Labour’s commitment to Britain’s security. However, we remain concerned that the delays and MoD mismanagement in vital defence contracts such as Ajax armoured vehicles, E7 Wedgetail surveillance planes and a modern warfighting division undermine our UK capability to fulfil our full NATO obligations. While NATO is boosting the size of its high readiness force from...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: BOWMAN Combat Radio System (11 Sep 2023)

John Healey: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the (a) original and (b) current in service date is of the E-7 Wedgetail programme.


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