HC Deb 22 March 2001 vol 365 c296W
Mr. Alan Simpson

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the names, dates and locations of nuclear weapons convoy exercises in 2001.[153727]

Mr. Spellar

The following nuclear weapon accident response exercises are scheduled to be held during 2001:

Month Name Location
May NW Convoy Group Standardisation Lincolnshire
June Exercise Bowline Coulport
July RAF Station NAR team Standardisation1 Wiltshire
September MOD Police Nuclear Weapon Convoy Standardisation To be confirmed
October RAF Station NAR team Standardisation1 Suffolk
November RAF Station NAR team Standardisation1 Oxfordshire
November Exercise Senator Bedfordshire
1RAF Station Nuclear Accident Response (NAR) teams provide immediate response forces for the air transportation of nuclear weapons