Military Aircraft

Defence written question – answered on 25th January 2010.

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Photo of Liam Fox Liam Fox Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many aircraft of each type there are in the RAF.

Photo of Bill Rammell Bill Rammell Minister of State (Armed Forces), Ministry of Defence

The numbers of aircraft in the Royal Air Force in-service fleet are provided in the following table. The figures show the service fleet position as of 31 December 2009. "In service" has been taken to mean the effective fleet, which covers all aircraft barring those which are redundant, declared as surplus or awaiting disposal.

Aircraft type In service fleet
BAe 146 2
BAe 125 6
C-17 6
Dominie 9
Harrier 74 i
Hawk T1 129
Hawk T2 17
Hercules CI30K 14
Hercules CI30J 24
Nimrod MR2 11
Nimrod R1 2
Sea King (SARF) 25
Sentinel 5
Sentry 5
Tornado F3 54
Tornado GR4 137
Tristar 9
Tucano 93
Typhoon 62
VC10 15
Vigilant 65
Viking 82

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