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Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 213741, tabled on 6 November 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many sorties of armed UK Reapers have been operated over Iraq to date; and how many weapons have been released in such sorties.

Answered on

17 November 2014

From 22 October up to and including 9 November 2014 there had been 22 RAF Reaper remotely piloted air system missions over Iraq in support of coalition operations against ISIL. In two cases the aircraft was armed and there has been one weapon release.