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Navy: Engineers

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 8th December 2017.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many former fully trained Royal Navy (a) Marine Engineers and (b) Weapons Engineers have rejoined the (i) regular naval service (ii) reserve naval service in the last two years.

Photo of Tobias Ellwood Tobias Ellwood The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

The intake to trained regulars and trained Royal Naval Reserve between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2017 for personnel who were previously trained Weapon Engineers or Marine Engineers is given below:

Intake to Trained Regulars

Intake to Trained Royal Naval Reserve

Weapon Engineer



Marine Engineer




  1. Intake to the Royal Naval Reserve includes seamless transfers between the Regulars and the Reserves.
  1. Data only includes personnel who have outflowed from the Regular Trained Strength since 1 September 2006.
  1. Data have been rounded to the nearest 5.

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