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Early Warning Systems

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 5523, tabled on 20 January 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the timely completion of the (a) Carrier Strike project and (b) Crowsnest radar function.

Answered on

23 January 2020

The Ministry of Defence continues to work closely with its contractors to manage programme performance and the remaining schedule of activity for Carrier Strike and CROWSNEST. Initial operating capability for Carrier Strike remains on track for December 2020 and all components of the programme, including F-35 and CROWSNEST, are due to deploy on the inaugural Carrier Strike Group deployment in 2021.

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