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Saudi Arabia: Military Aid

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 228080, tabled on 4 March 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether any MOD contractor has loaded weapons on to aircraft since March 2015 in Saudi Arabia.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

8 March 2019

Contracted personnel have loaded weapons on to aircraft for training missions and test and evaluation activity, i.e. exclusively for use on weapons ranges, but they have not loaded weapons on to aircraft for operational sorties.

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