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Transport Command

Volume 961: debated on Wednesday 31 January 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he is satisfied that the present strength of Transport Command, RAF, is adequate for the work load it has to carry.

The RAF's present air transport capability allows it to satisfy the majority of peacetime demands upon it and to meet the emergency reinforcement requirements laid down for NATO forces by SACEUR. Where necessary, additional capacity is obtained by chartering civil aircraft.