Tornado Aircraft

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 16th June 2015.

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Photo of Douglas Chapman Douglas Chapman Scottish National Party, Dunfermline and West Fife

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Tornado GR4 aircraft have been fitted with a collision warning system; and whether or not the software problems associated with the RA mode in that system have been resolved.

Photo of Philip Dunne Philip Dunne Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Defence Procurement)

To date, the Honeywell Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) II has been fitted in 18 Tornado GR4 aircraft. TCAS II is now operable in both resolution advisory and traffic advisory modes.

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