37413 – Amphibious Vehicles: Germany (Answered)

Emily Thornberry To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans the Government has to maintain its fleet of M3 Amphibious Rig bridging vehicles after the withdrawal of UK troops from Germany. Mr Philip Dunne 38 M3 Amphibious Rigs have been in service with the British Army in each of the last six years. …

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37120 – Electronic Warfare (Answered)

Sir Nicholas Soames To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what his Department’s definition is of a cyber act of war. Penny Mordaunt There is no set definition for an act of war, cyber or otherwise. An “act of war” and “armed conflict” are not defined within the Geneva Conventions. It is a matter …

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37111 – Armed Forces: GCSE (Answered)

Stephen Timms To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Answer of 25 April 2016 to Question 34910, what qualifications are required by his Department for English and mathematics tutors who teach functional skills in numeracy and literacy. Mark Lancaster The Ministry of Defence general policy on the provision of Functional …

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37222 – Armed Forces: Apprentices (Answered)

Nic Dakin To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many apprentices there are (a) at each level and (b) by age of apprentice in each of the armed forces. Mark Lancaster The Ministry of Defence is able to provide the following information on completion rates for Level 2 and Level 3 Apprenticeships in …

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37237 – Military Police (Answered)

Sir Nicholas Soames To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the Order of Battle is of the Royal Military Police. Mark Lancaster The Order of Battle for the Royal Military Police at unit and specialist unit levels is as follows: 1st Regiment Royal Military Police 3rd Regiment Royal Military Police 4th Regiment Royal …

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National Statistics: Armed forces continuous attitude survey: 2016

REBLOGGED FROM THE MOD – GRIM READING It is important for the MOD and the single services to understand the opinions and attitudes of service personnel. The annual armed forces continuous attitude survey (AFCAS) is one of the main ways to gather information on the views and experiences of our personnel. The information from this …

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Speech: First Sea Lord’s remarks ahead of the centenary of the Battle of Jutland

REBLOGGED FROM THE MOD In all the reams of Jutland related reading material that have passed across my desk in the last few days, one fact that caught my eye was that no fewer than 8 future First Sea Lords were serving with the Grand Fleet during the Battle of Jutland. For you, that’s an …

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