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F-35 Aircraft: Early Warning Systems

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL3834, tabled on 28 November 2022

To ask His Majesty's Government whether they still intend that carrier strike will achieve full operating capability by December 2023; and whether this means one carrier fully operational with 24 F35s embarked and a functioning Crowsnest AEW system.

Answered on

12 December 2022

At present the definition and timing of Full Operational Capability of Carrier Strike remains unchanged and on current plans will be declared December 2023.