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AWACS: Procurement

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 48268, tabled on 6 September 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the date of initial operating capability is for the E-7 Wedgetail as of 6 September 2022.

Answered on

13 September 2022

On current planning, Initial Operating Capability for the E-7 Wedgetail is expected to be achieved in 2024 but this will not be confirmed until the Full Business Case is submitted towards the end of Financial Year 2022-23.