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The information requested is shown in the following table. The figures shown are the average for December 2010 and so have been rounded to the nearest aircraft.
In service aircraft include all bar those which are redundant, declared as surplus or awaiting disposal. The forward fleet comprises aircraft which are serviceable or short-term unserviceable. Fit for purpose aircraft include only serviceable aircraft available to the front-line commands for operational and training purposes. The number of aircraft available in each category varies according to normal fleet management activities including requirements for mandated maintenance and upgrade programmes.
|Aircraft type||In service fleet||Forward fleet||Fit for purpose|
|(1 )Harrier was withdrawn from service on 15 December 2010.|