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Military Aircraft: Deployment

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 186138, tabled on 23 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will publish details of the overseas (a) exercises and (b) deployments undertaken by (i) RAF Typhoon and (ii) F-35B forces in (A) 2019, (B) 2020 and (C) 2021; and if he will publish the number of aircraft on each of those (a) exercises and (b) deployments.

Answered on

28 April 2021

The attached table contains the requested overseas exercises and deployments of the Typhoon and Lightning Force. In addition, Typhoon and Lightning have conducted a number of overseas exercises in the Airspace of neighbouring NATO countries while operating from their home bases in UK, often with the support of Voyager Air-to-Air Refuelling.