Yemen: Military Intervention

Ministry of Defence written question – answered at on 11 March 2024.

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Photo of Kenny MacAskill Kenny MacAskill Alba, East Lothian

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 4 March 2024 to Question 15795 on Yemen: Military Intervention, how many planes have been used; and how many sorties each has flown since 1 January 2024.

Photo of James Heappey James Heappey Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Minister for the Armed Forces)

For each of the four operations conducted by the UK against Houthi military targets a strike package of four Typhoon FGR4s and two Voyager tankers were launched. As is standard practice with such operations, a fifth Typhoon was available as an immediate spare.

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