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Army Air Corps

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 46689, tabled on 15 September 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department plans to transfer the Army Air Corps' Islanders and Defenders to the RAF in 2018; and what plans his Department has for 5 Regiment's Army Air Corps command organisation.

Answered on

10 October 2016

It has been agreed that the governance of the Fixed Wing Manned Aerial Surveillance Capability will be transferred from the Army to the RAF. Detailed implementation plans, including timescales and the implications for 5 Regiment Army Air Corps, or other Units have yet to be finalised.

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