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Armed Forces: Helicopters

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 115511, tabled on 16 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will list the helicopter variants in use by the UK's armed forces.

Answered on

20 November 2020

The following helicopter variants are currently in use by the UK's Armed Forces:

Apache Mk1

Chinook Mk6a

Chinook Mk6

Chinook Mk5

Gazelle Mk1

Juno HT1

Jupiter HT1

Merlin HM2

Merlin Mk3/3a/iMk3

Merlin Mk4/4a

Puma Mk2

Wildcat AH Mk1

Wildcat HMA Mk2

The Ministry of Defence also has access to a number of helicopter types provided through contracts with industry which support discrete requirements.