§ Mr. Foulkes
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what proportion of the Royal Air Force Tornado GR1 fleet is currently equipped with the NAVSTAR global positioning system.
§ Mr. Aitken
Of the 96 established aircraft and eight in-use reserves on front-line Tornado GR1 squadrons, 43 aircraft are currently GPS-capable. For the future, we plan to integrate GPS equipment to all aircraft upgraded under the Tornado MLU programme.