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Watchkeeper WK450

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 80977, tabled on 24 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many flying hours have been undertaken by Watchkeeper in (a) 2019, (b) 2020 and (c) 2021 as of 24 November 2021.

Answered on

29 November 2021

The number of flying hours undertaken for watchkeeper for 2019, 2020 and 2021 as of 24 November 2021 is shown in the below table.

Calendar Year (01 January – 31 December)



199 hours 20 mins


406 hours 36 min


432 hours 34 mins

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