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Aircraft Carriers

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 210756, tabled on 15 October 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the planned crew complement of the Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carrier is by (a) rank and (b) specialisation.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

28 October 2014

Ships' and submarines' complements are not fixed; they vary, even across a Class, due to equipment fits and in response to specific tasking.

The tables attached show the average number of liability positions for each platform when in its normal operating role.