§ Mr. McNamara
asked the Secretary of State for Defence how many squadrons of Royal Air Force fixed wing combat aircraft are currently based in Germany; and if he will list the number of each type.
§ Mr. Stanley
Twelve squadrons of RAF fixed wing combat aircraft are currently based in Germany, comprising seven squadrons of Tornado GR1, two squadrons of Harriers, two squadrons of Phantoms and one squadron of Jaguars. It is not our practice to reveal details of numbers of operational aircraft.